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Hepburn dress sells for $192,000

A pink cocktail dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's has sold at auction for $192,000 (£97,233) - more than six times its estimate.

The dress went under the hammer at a sale of film and entertainment memorabilia at Christie's in New York.

The auction house said it had expected the dress to fetch $30,000 (£15,192).

In December, a black Givenchy dress created for Hepburn as Holly Golightly in the 1961 film caused an auction frenzy, selling for £467,200.

The pink cocktail dress is believed to have been a late addition to the film and was used in the scene where Golightly learns of her brother's death and smashes crockery in a fit of grief.

BBC News