TOP: Photo of the Bob Mackie costume worn by Whoopi Goldberg when she hosted the 1999 Academy Awards. The costume was sold to American collector Anthony Puglieses III for $22,800 (including buyer's premium) at the recent Christie's and Julien's auction for Mackie: Costume & Couture from the Private Archives of Bob Mackie."
Photo courtesy of Associated Press
BOTTOM: Photos of two of the Paul Poiret couture pieces recently sold in Paris at Drouot. The sale generated two world records for couture.