For every little girl who coveted Audrey Hepburn’s perfect wardrobe, boy do we have the auction for you. Christie’s announced today that they’ll be handling the sale of the film star’s personal collection on September 27th in London.
According to the auction house, the items in the sale belong to Hepburn’s family and have never been offered at auction before. Items include a Burberry raincoat (estimate £6,000-£8,000), a selection of her ballet flats (estimate £1,500) and a blue satin Givenchy cocktail dress (estimate: £10,000-15,000).
In addition to her wardrobe, the sale will also include items like annotated film scripts from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (estimate: £60,000-80,000) and “Charade“ (estimate: £15,000-25,000), a cigarette lighter from director Gene Allen engraved “For my Fair Lady” (estimate: £3,000-5,000) and a mirrored compact engraved with her initials, AHF (estimate: £2,000-3,000).
Hepburn died in 1993 at the age of 63. In a statement, her sons said “We preserved our feelings for her as well as her belongings, each of which signified her life’s choices and philosophy. After 24 years we have focused on those items that we wished to keep, as well as those we are pleased to pass on to future generations.”