"Collecting fashion used to be a fringe pursuit. Rare pieces were typically sold at heritage auction houses, purchased by a handful of other wealthy collectors or mostly-obscure museums specialising in textiles or costumes. But the race to buy rare collectables is heating up. Rival museums, venture-backed startups and wealthy consumers alike are all clamouring to get their hands on fashion collectables." - The Business of Fashion on Instagram, 26 November 2019.
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