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Kylie's undies fetch £5k at auction

The red silk ensemble surpassed the estimate set by Christie’s…

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A SET OF lingerie once worn by Kylie Minogue has fetched £5,000 (€5,845) at auction.

The red silk ensemble, donated by the Australian singer, surpassed the estimate of £2,000 – £4,000 set by Christie’s auction house.

Minogue wore the La Perla underwear during a shoot for the 2012 calendar for the charity The Study Vox Foundation, for which she is a patron. The charity aims to assist young people who are in financial distress and encourage active citizenship.

Red bustier with lace trim and red silk and tulle body went to an unnamed buyer.

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