Creations by Virgil Abloh, Valentino and Christian Louboutin are going on sale as part of Disney’s 100th anniversary. The media company is organizing Create 100, an auction taking place in 18 countries from October 12 to 30.
Luxury labels and Disney creatives alike will provide items for the auction. It includes props and behind-the-scenes artifacts donated by Kevin Feige, Jennifer Lee and Jon Landau, who produced films such as “Frozen,” “Avatar” and “The Avengers.”
The brand’s press release states, “Fans around the world will have the chance to bid on unique items and experiences inspired by each creator’s personal connection with the stories and characters from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and 20th Century Studios “
Items in the auction include the crescent-print Marine Serre catsuit worn by Beyoncé in “Black Is King.” was a visual companion to Disney+’s 2020 film “The Lion King: The Gift” featuring the Grammy-winning artist, an album he curated for the live-action reboot of the film.
Swarovski’s replica of Cinderella’s glass slippers will also go up for auction. Based on the shoes worn by Lily James in 2015’s “Cinderella,” the Aurora Borealis Crystal Pump features a bejeweled butterfly embellishment. Crafted at Swarovski’s headquarters in the Austrian Alps, a team of eight artisans spent 150 hours creating this slipper.
Adidas’ head designer, Charlie Kirihara, created a pair of “Little Mermaid”-themed Adidas Gazelles for auction. Equipped with rope, the sneakers are adorned with glittering mermaid tail motifs.
Continuing its decades-long partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Disney will donate all proceeds from the auction to the nonprofit, which grants life-changing wishes for children suffering from serious illnesses.