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Daphne Guinness’s Clothes Could Fetch $160,000 at Auction

Some of the dresses up for auction: Lanvin, Christopher Kane, and Christian Lacroix.

Last month, Daphne Guinness announced that she would auction off 100 items from her wardrobe at Christie's in London come June 27. The Telegraph just got a peek at her picks, among them:

A strapless "bubble dress" by French couturier Christian Lacroix; a white silk mini dress by London Fashion Week designer Christopher Kane; a silver minidress by her late friend Alexander McQueen and a selection of the heel-less shoes she is famed for wearing by Norita Tatehana.

There's a few bargains in the lot, with something — a spare button, or extra thread, perhaps — priced at £300 ($479), but the event could bring in as much as £100,000, or nearly $160,000, all going to the Isabella Blow Foundation. Daphne herself has been keeping busy ahead of her closet cleaning, tweeting yesterday: "Just left abbey road. Recording again."

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