Amy Winehouse: The dress the singer wore on the last show when she was booed off the stage sells for £ 180,000 at auction | Ents & Arts News


The dress Amy Winehouse wore during her last performance on stage sold for over $ 243,000 (£ 180,000) at auction.

A U.S. sale of more than 800 items – including designer clothing and underwear, handwritten notes and accessories – from the late singer’s estate raised more than $ 4 million ($ 3 million sterling) for charity.

All profits will go to the foundation Winemaker’s houseThe parents of settle in his memory, which helps young people suffering from addiction.

Over 800 items were auctioned, including the bag she brought to the 2007 Brit Awards

The bodycon halter mini dress, designed by stylist Naomi Parry, was worn by the artist during her last show in Belgrade, Serbia – where she was booed from the stage after seeming to forget her words – a month ago before his death at the age of 27.

The bamboo and flower print dress sold 16 times the original estimate.

The bold red leather Moschino in the shape of a Winehouse heart won the 2007 Brit Awards, on a night it won the UK Solo Artist Award, grossed $ 204,800 (£ 152,000) – 13 times the estimate before the auction.

A beige and black Temperley London jumpsuit worn for her performance celebrating Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday was valued at $ 1,000 but sold for over $ 121,000 (£ 90,000).

Pairs of her pink ballet slippers have sold for between 12,500 and 19,200 (£ 9,000 to 14,000).

And a metal street sign reading “Camden Square” bearing handwritten notes paying homage to Winehouse after his death sold for $ 19,200 (£ 14,000).

The outfit she wore for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday cost over £ 121,000.  Photo: AP
The outfit she wore for Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday cost over £ 121,000. Photo: AP

Known for her soulful voice, the Back To Black singer has publicly battled alcohol and drug addiction and has been found dead at her home in north London on 23 July 2011. It was later found out that she died of alcohol poisoning.


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