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The dress worn by Amy Winehouse during her last performance is one of hundreds of items to be won at an auction dedicated to the late singer.
The Rehab and Stronger Than Me star died in 2011 at the age of 27, three years after making history by winning five Grammy Awards in one night.
Winehouse was also widely regarded as a style icon, and outfits and accessories from a variety of his stage shows, charity events, red carpet appearances and beyond will be featured in the auction.
The collection will include 800 items that have been owned by Winehouse, ranging from smaller personal pieces starting at $ 100 to big-ticket items with a starting price of $ 20,000.
Her final performance dress is set to be the highlight of the show.
The green dress designed by her friend Naomi Parry is currently estimated at between 15,000 and 20,000 dollars.
Also up for grabs are a heart-shaped handbag designed by Italian fashion house Moschino, which auction is expected to start between $ 15,000 and $ 20,000, and a pair of ballet flats worn on stage with Mick Jagger.
The money raised will go to the London-based Amy Winehouse Foundation, which aims to help youth struggling with drug addiction through music therapy, providing pathways for recovery and housing for young women who “have been displaced from their homes due to various difficulties in their personal lives. “.
Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions, said a “generous portion” of the proceeds from the sale would benefit the foundation and revealed that the auction had gained worldwide attention.
“We have people signing up to bid in this auction from all over the place,” he added. “She is a global icon, a fashion icon, loved around the world.”
The exhibition opened to the public in Los Angeles this week, and auctions are scheduled to begin on November 6, both at Julien’s Auction in Beverley Hills and on its website.
Mr. Nolan said the selection of items represented “an amazing life and career”.
“She had such a diverse and amazing voice, she kept us so entertained,” he said. “And now people have the opportunity to own some of these items that represented this incredible life.”
Those hoping to land something will have to hurry, as the auction ends on November 7.
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