Thursday, December 1, 2011

Proceeds of $63000 from Amy Winehouse's Dress Auction to Go to Her Foundation

Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' Dress Auctioned
LONDON, UK (Dec. 1) – Some of the prices fetched at auctions can really surprise anyone in the world and it happened very recently at the London-based Kerry Taylor Auctions. The auction house had organized a bid for dresses of celebrities and the item that took everyone by surprise was the dress of multi-talented late British singer Amy Winehouse.

Amy Winehouse's polka dot chiffon dress graced by the singer for the cover of her chart-busting music album “Back to Black” has fetched whopping £43,200 ($68,000), after some aggressive bidding and competition between several phone bidders and a bidder in the room. 

The final price was well above the pre-sale estimates of £10-20Kmade for the dress. The successful bidder was the ‘Fundacion Museo De La Moda’, a private fashion museum in Chile.

The Chilean foundation based at Santiago has already made three donations - each of £10,000 - to separate children's charities including a hospice and a project that helps seriously ill babies.

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