Audrey Hepburn - the legendary actress of the XX century, considered a style icon. Being emulated to this day. Her legacy has become a large collection of dresses, accessories and footwear. What fate befell the dress of Audrey Hepburn?
December 8 English auction house, Kerry Taylor svmestno with Sotheby's held auctions in which 40 subjects were exposed to the wardrobe of the great actress. Also under the hammer gone rare letters, in which the actress talks about her first steps in the cinema.
Total bail was 268.3 thousand pounds http://www.flanmark.com, which is approximately 440,000 dollars. This amount is twice the estimated revenue. Half of the funds that were received during the auction will go to the Children's Fund, named after Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund and the Fund for UNICEF is an international organization. Part of the money will go to the development of the project "Schools for all children."
All dresses Audrey Hepborn have their own interesting history. All of them rushed the actress in real life and in movies. To wear this romantic actress equal to all the women in the world. Most of the dresses Audrey Hepborn belonged to her friend Tanya Star Busman. Their friendship lasted over 15 years. And all this time the famous actress FLANMARK.com gave their clothes to his girlfriend. the door Thani constantly flocked packages gorgeous costumes and accessories. They were, and little black dresses and gowns that were used in their films, and coats and hats. Tanya herself Star Busman confessed that every time I open another box, I felt like a little girl in front of the tree at Christmas. Among these "Christmas" gifts were dresses from Valentino dress from the designer's favorite Audrey Hepburn - Hubert de Givenchy, a cap, in which she starred for Vogue.
The most important lot was a wedding dress Audrey Hepburn. This dress is a very interesting story. His stitched for Audrey in the Roman workshop sister Giovanna, Zoya and Mikola Fontana. At that time, the actress starred in the film "Roman Kani molecule. But marriage to businessman James Hanson did not take place. The actress broke off her engagement two weeks before the gala event. But the dress itself has got "the most beautiful Italian girl, the poor, which only can be found." Amabiliiya Altobella wore it only once, and all the rest of the time poviselo in the closet FLANMARK.com. It was only in 2002, the last of the sisters Fontana - Nikolai was able to find this dress. And an Italian peasant woman gave it to fund an actress. And at the last auction outfit was sold for 13,800 pounds, is about 22,600 dollars.
Most of the money was received for the black lace dress from your favorite couturier Hubert de Givenchy actress. In 1966, the dress Audrey Hepborn appeared in one scene, the famous film "How to Steal a Million." Posted an anonymous buyer paid for it ? 60, which is almost 100 thousand dollars. This amount is three times more than the starting price.
Among the exposed to the auction there were other "kinonaryady" star. This is a dress that Audrey starred in such films as "Love in the Afternoon," "Two for the Road", "Paris, when there is heat." Most of these dresses FLANMARK.com Audrey Hepburn wore in the fifties and sixties of last century.
In general, things are great actresses not often appear at auction. Therefore, always attract attention. For example, in held in 2006, an auction is one of the dress Audrey Hepburn went under the hammer for 467,000 pounds. It was a black gown from Hubert de Givenchy. In this dress, the actress starred in the film "Breakfast at Tiffany's. And in 2007, pink cocktail dress, in which she appeared in the same film, was sold for 192,000 dollars.
These are the dress of Audrey Hepburn and their history. They served not only his famous mistress, but now benefit, serve a charitable purpose.