Amy Winehouse‘s personal items have been put on display to the public before they are set to be auctioned.
The singer’s belongings are to be put on sale at Julien’s in Los Angeles with prices set to fetch £36,000 for charity.
Amy died of alcohol poisoning back in July 2011, and assets including the dress she wore in her last performance in Belgrade are being sold in the auction – which is due to be held on November 6 and 7.
Charity: Amy Winehouse’s personal items have been put on display to the public before they are set to be auctioned; pictured left in her final performance in a green and black dress which is being sold at the exhibit
She only performed one concert on her ill-fated tour ten years ago, but items from her wardrobe – which were custom made for the shows – are set to rake between $5,000 (£3,600) and $7,000 (£5,100) each.
Non-clothing items include a birthday card signed by Amy’s pals Mark, possibly Ronson, and Adele, drawings, drum kit and a Toft Audio Designs series ATB mixing board used by the singer.
A pair of gold leather boots from Amy’s 2003 album cover of Frank are also on display. Love heart sunglasses are also on display in amongst the collection.
Highlights from Amy’s collection include a Dolce and Gabbana floral golden lam dress worn during a stage performance in Blackpool in 2007, which features a fitted bodice with pleated trim and is expected to earn around between $5,000 and $7,000.
Auction: The singer’s belongings are to be put on sale at Julien’s in Los Angeles with prices set to fetch £36,000 for charity
Sad: She only performed the once from her ill-fated tour ten years ago, but items from her wardrobe which were custom made for the shows are set to rake between $5,000 (£3,600) and $7,000 (£5,100) each
The star also owned a unlabelled leopard print bustier, that is expected to earn between $1,000 (£732) and $2,000 (£1,400), and a floral crop top that she wore leaving the Gaucho restaurant in London in October 2009 on the same night as the Q Magazine Awards, which is estimated to earn between $2,000 and $4,000 (£2,800).
A fan of the designer Fred Perry, Amy owned multiple dresses from her collaboration with the brand in 2010, including a 60s-inspired black stretch dress with a bone bodice that is expected to fetch between $1,000 and $2,000, a houndstooth polo shirt estimated between $800 (£585) and $1,200 (£880), and a slender fit wool sleeveless dress, worth between $1,000 and $2,000.
During her rise to fame, Amy was gifted a Giorgio Armani patent handbag along with a card personally addressed to the singer, which is expected to earn between $1,000 and $2,000.
Value: Non-clothing items include a birthday card signed by Amy’s pals Mark Ronson and Adele, drawings, drum kit and a Toft Audio Designs series ATB mixing board used by the singer
Iconic: A pair of gold leather boots from Amy’s 2003 album cover of Frank are also on display
Iconic: Amy Winehouse’s wardrobe from her 2011 tour is expected to fetch over £36,000 as the singer’s collection is put up for a charity auction (pictured performing in a D&G dress in 2007, which is expected to earn between $5,000 and $7,000)
A fan of leopard print, the star was seen wearing a strapless dress from A Deadly Dames designed by Micheline Pitt at the airport in Rio De Janeiro in 2011, which is expected to earn between $5,000 and $7,000.
Amy’s collection also featured an array of printed dresses, custom made for her 2011 tour by her stylist Naomi Parry, but sadly the garments were never worn because the star died a month after the shows were cancelled.
Several of the dresses eventually featured in a July 2012 issue of Sunday Times Magazine, and they are all expected to earn between $5,000 and $7,000.
At her final stage performance in Belgrade, Serbia, in June 2011, just a month before her death, Winehouse donned a figure-hugging green and black halter neck minidress, designed by her stylist Naomi Parry.
Sentimental: Love heart sunglasses are also on display in amongst the collection and were behind a glass cabinet. They are valued between $1,000 and $2,000
Worth a lot: A Toft Audio Designs series ATB mixing board used by the singer is exhibited
The famous bamboo and floral print dress is estimated to fetch between £10,800 and £14,500 as it goes under the hammer at Julien’s Auctions alongside Winehouse’s clothes and personal items.
Her performance at the Belgrade Tuborg Festival saw the esteemed singer appear disorientated on stage and she was booed off the stage. Her 18-leg European tour was cancelled and she stayed for a week at The Priory clinic.
The soul singer was found dead in her flat in Camden, north London, less than a month later on July 23, 2011.
Other custom dresses that were made specifically for the singer’s tour, but were never worn due to the axed performances, are also available at the auction, which will see all proceeds going to the foundation Winehouse’s parents set up in her memory.
Each dress, which include an outfit incorporating a parrot and another with a flamingo and palm frond print, has an estimated price of £3,600 to £5,000.
Icon: Members of the public will be able to view a red guitar
The bold red leather heart-shaped Moschino bag Winehouse brought to the 2007 Brit Awards, where she won the British female solo artist award, is expected to sell for as much as £15,000 at the auction on November 6 and 7.
A black Tina Kalivas skirt, which has orange dots and a ruffled hem, that Winehouse wore for the 2008 Grammys is also available to buy, and is expected to fetch between £2,100 and £3,600. The singer appeared at the event via satellite from rehab.
At the Los Angeles awards ceremony, Winehouse incredibly won five of the six awards she was nominated for, including record of the year, song of the year and best new artist.
Also going under the hammer are Dolce & Gabbana pieces belonging to Winehouse, which include a mohair blend cardigan with leopard style pattern, expected to fetch £1,000 to £2,100, a knee-length leopard print pencil skirt worn at the 2008 Brit Awards, estimated to sell for £2,100 to £3,600, and a gold lame stage-worn gown with fitted bodice, expected to go for between £3,600 and £5,000.
Wow: The green number is the front and centre at the exhibition
Quintessentially Amy: Shelves of her high heels are situated behind a glass cabinet
Classic: Two pairs of petal pink satin ballet pumps, an item well-recognised as part of Winehouse’s style, are also being put up for sale at Julien’s Auctions in November and the size six shoes have an estimated price of £290 to £430
Two pairs of petal pink satin ballet pumps, an item well-recognised as part of Winehouse’s style, are also being put up for auction and the size six shoes have an estimated price of £290 to £430.
As well as her eclectic clothing, Winehouse’s personal items are also up for grabs at the auction.
A sketch in pencil on stationary from a Berlin hotel of a woman bearing a resemblance to Winehouse, with notes such as ‘plastic surgery woman’ and ‘cat woman’, and sketches of a guitar and a man could go for as much as £860 each.
A bright red Roberts Revival radio and pink lace bras belonging to Winehouse will also included in the auction.
Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions, said: ‘Amy Winehouse is one of the rare and remarkable music icons whose incredible power and soulful expression in every word and note she sang with her distinct voice remains unmatched by no other artist in music history.
Everything: Clutch bags used by the late singer will be on view for the public
Girly: Amy had a penchant for glamorous dresses
‘We celebrate her singular talent and iconoclastic style in this collection of her most personal artefacts and wardrobe worn in her career-defining moments.’
All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was set up by the star’s parents Mitch and Janis. The charity supports young people with addiction problems.
Highlight items from the auction will tour around the world, with stops including at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
The Property from the Life and Career of Amy Winehouse auction takes place live on November 6 and 7 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online at juliensauctions.com.
The items will be shipped back to London and presented at The Design Museum on a temporary exhibit November 26, 2021 titled Amy: Beyond the Stage.
Dressed up: The bold red leather heart-shaped Moschino bag (left) Winehouse brought to the 2007 Brit Awards (right), where she won the British female solo artist award, is expected to sell for as much as £15,000 at the auction on November 6 and 7
Family: All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was set up by the star’s parents Mitch and Janis