Dresses worn by Amy Winehouse are pictured at a preview for an auction of her personal items on the tenth anniversary of her death in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., October 11, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
October 12, 2021
By Alicia Powell
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nearly 800 of Amy Winehouse’s belongings, including the short dress the late British singer wore in her final concert, are up for auction.
The green-and-black dress, and a heart-shaped Moschino purse the Grammy Award winner was frequently photographed with, are each expected to fetch $15,000 to $20,000.
Winehouse’s parents had decided it was the right time to let go of her personal and professional items, said Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions. The singer died of alcohol poisoning at age 27 in July 2011. Her last show was in Belgrade a month earlier.
“It’s been a cathartic experience for them, but also a very emotional rollercoaster for parents to give up their daughter’s possessions,” Nolan said.
“But they know that these items were going to go to fans and collectors and museums and investors all over the world that will continue to appreciate them, enjoy them, showcase them.”
The family wants to make sure all her fans have a chance to buy something, said Nolan, who has worked for two years to curate the sale.
Most of Winehouse’s dresses are conservatively priced at $2,000-$4,000. Opening bids for belts, perfume, shoes, ballet slippers, guitars and drum kits start as low as $50-$100.
Winehouse became a breakout artist worldwide with her unique look, her headline grabbing behavior, and jazz-infused music. She released two studio albums, “Frank” and “Back to Black.”
She often spoke of battling alcohol and drug addiction.
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