“Intercourse And the Metropolis” followers will certainly flock to see Carrie Bradshaw’s taxidermied chook hat because the notorious prop will quickly go beneath the hammer at Sotheby’s.
Sarah Jessica Parker, 58, sported the eccentric accent twice for the “SATC” franchise: as soon as within the 2008 movie when Mr. Large left Carrie at their marriage ceremony altar, and once more in an episode of “And Simply Like That” wherein Carrie donned it for her eccentric Met Gala look.
The headpiece, designed within the 1800s with preserved elements from the endangered Chicken of Paradise, will probably be auctioned off as a part of Sotheby’s inaugural Trend Icons sale with bidding beginning on Aug. 31 and ending Sept. 14.
Sotheby’s web site estimates the hat to be value $40,000 to $70,000.
The Put up has contacted Sotheby’s for remark.
Parker reminisced in regards to the prop in a video for Vogue final yr.
“This chook, I noticed it and thought it was magnificent,” she informed the outlet. “What was so loopy to me about this have been the colours. The colours are, particularly in individual, like, you may’t inform.”
Parker added that she and the “SATC” wardrobe workforce have been obsessive about the chook however didn’t assume it’d be accepted by the showrunner Michael Patrick King. She recalled ambushing him by boldly arriving on set with it already positioned on her head.
“And once I got here to the set, he was like, ‘Why is there a chook in your head?’ And I used to be like, ‘Take a look at the chook. You’d’ve made the identical determination.’” she recalled. “In fact, you understand he argued towards, and he wins lots, for good cause … however we gained.”
Different high-fashion gadgets up for public sale embrace Princess Diana’s black sheep sweater, the Alexander McQueen for Givenchy robe Kate Winslet wore to the 1998 Oscars, a classic Norman Norell gown worn by Michelle Obama, and a classic veil by blessed upon the top of Madonna.