By Clive Kandel
Several items of Audrey Hepburn’s iconic couture collection sell for £268,320.
A dress by Givenchy worn in “How To Steal a Million” sells for £60,000.
A packed saleroom saw more than 40 items from Audrey Hepburn’s wardrobe sell for £268,320 December 8 in an auction at Kerry Taylor Auctions at La Galleria, 30 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 4UY.
The collection was sold by Tanja Star-Busmann, a life-long friend of Audrey’s and 50% of the net sale proceeds of lots will be donated go to The Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund.
The highest price of the sale was paid for a sensational Chantilly lace cocktail gown by Givenchy which Audrey Hepburn wore in the “How to Steal a Million” in 1966.
Images Courtesy of Christies Images, Sotheby’s Images, V & A , British Museum,
and Clive Kandel Collection