Givenchy for Audrey Hepburn Fetches $100,000

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.

Kerry Taylor Auctions

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.

Cartier Paris Coral Diamond Rose 1955, Courtesy Pat Saling, New York

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.

Audrey Hepburn in How To Steal A Million,Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, 1966

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