Amy Winehouse: The dress she wore in her last appearance sold for $ 240,000

November 09, 2021

Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Amy Winehouse Foundation.
The dress that Amy Winehouse wore during her last appearance on stage sold for more than $ 243,000 at an auction of about 800 items from her fortune.

The late singer and songwriter wore the mini dress to a concert in Belgrade in June 2011, a month before she died at the age of 27. The dress was sold at auction at Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles at a price 16 times higher than the original estimate, reports BBC News.

Other items sold at the auction, which raised more than $ 4 million, included a red heart-shaped Moschino leather handbag that Amy Winehouse had with her at the 2007 BRIT Awards, the year she won Best British Solo. Artist

This bag sold for $ 204,800, 13 times more than the previous estimate of the auction, while a gold dress by the singer Dolce & Gabbana sold for $ 150,000, 30 times more than its price.

A brown and black Temperley London bodysuit worn by Amy Winehouse at Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday party sold for $ 121,000, while various pairs of the singer's pink ballet shoes sold for between $ 12,500 and $ 19,200.

Also A metal road sign that reads "Camden Square" and is engraved with handwritten notes that pay tribute to the late singer after her death was sold for $ 19,200.

All proceeds from the auction will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was founded by the singer's parents after her death to help young people with addiction problems.

Some of the items will be on display before going to the auction winners at the upcoming "Amy: Beyond The Stage" exhibition, which opens at the Design Museum in London on November 26.