Amy Winehouse - Amy Winehouse's Dress To Be Auctioned

The dress worn by Amy Winehouse on the cover of her 'Back To Black' album is being auctioned for charity.

The late singer was loaned the chiffon-print frock by Thai designer Disaya when she was relatively-unknown and her stylist Louise Winwood was looking for an outfit for her to wear in photographs for the artwork of the 2006 record.

Following the photo shoot, the dress was returned to the designer and stored away but will now be sold in London at Kerry Taylor Auctions' 'Passion for Fashion' auction on November 29.

Kerry Taylor Auctions have estimated that the dress will fetch between £10,000 and £20,000 when it goes under the hammer, with proceeds going to the Amy Winehouse Foundation.

Auctioner Kerry Taylor said: "Over the years I have sold many highly valuable couture pieces related to celebrities and style icons, including the Duchess of Windsor, Audrey Hepburn and Princess Diana.

"In my opinion, what makes this particular dress so special, is that it is an emblematic reminder of the magic voice and sublime talent of Amy Winehouse - a sound that resonates with an entire generation and always will.

"I am pleased to help raise funds for her charity and encourage fans, the music industry and museums the world over to bid with us on November 29th."

Other outfits to be sold at the auction include two gowns that belonged to Dame Elizabeth Taylor and the dress worn by Audrey Hepburn when she collected her Oscar for 'Roman Holiday' in 1954.


Tags: Amy Winehouse - Audrey Hepburn - Duchess - Elizabeth Taylor


More Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled In London, 3 Years After Death

Amy Winehouse is still being honoured three years after her tragic death, a bronze statue of the British singer was unveiled in the London neighbourhood...

Statue Of Amy Winehouse To Be Unveiled In Camden Next Month

The late singer Amy Winehouse is to be honoured with a statue near her most recent home in Camden Market. The life-size brass sculpture will...

Lana Del Rey Splits With Boyfriend & Angers Frances Bean Cobain

It's not been a good week for Lana Del Rey. The Ultraviolence artist has separated from Scottish singer Barrie James O'Neill and has been seriously...

Daniel Radcliffe & 4 More Celebrities Who Battled Alcoholism

Fame, fortune, talent and beauty are amongst the qualities those in the public eye enjoy. Unfortunately, they come with a heavy price of media attention,...


Jack White Apologises For Black Keys & Meg White Rolling Stone Comments

Jack White, the former frontman of The White Stripes, has apologised for the seemingly insensitive comments he made in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine....

Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' And The Five Best Breakup Albums Of All Time

Coldplay’s new album Ghost Stories has been released, to quite a mixed bag of reviews. When just three weeks after the album’s track listing had...

Lily Allen Dedicates 'Sheezus' to "Prisoner" Amy Winehouse

Lily Allen’s ‘Sheezus’ might be a subtle nod to Kanye West, but it’s a full-blown dedication to the late Amy Winehouse, whom Allen displays great...

Michael Jackson and Five Other Artists With Posthumous Releases

There’s a new Michael Jackson album on the way in May, Xscape, which will be the singer’s twelfth studio album. The only confusing part is,...



Amy Winehouse Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Amy Winehouse

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All