An auction of Karl Lagerfeld’s possessions raised US$13.5 million – four times pre-auction estimates – but it’s the legend’s trio of Rolls-Royce cars that are getting chins wagging. Photo: @sothebys/Instagram, AFP
An auction of Karl Lagerfeld’s possessions raised US$13.5 million – four times pre-auction estimates – but it’s the legend’s trio of Rolls-Royce cars that are getting chins wagging. Photo: @sothebys/Instagram, AFP

Inside Karl Lagerfeld’s US$13.5 million estate sale: the late Chanel and Fendi designer’s gloves, personal items and Rolls-Royce cars smashed all auction estimates – in pictures

  • Hundreds of the fashion icon’s personal items went under the hammer in Monaco at Sotheby’s much-anticipated Karl Lagerfeld’s Estate Part I – raising four times estimates
  • This included more than 200 of his trademark fingerless lambskin Chanel gloves, while three Rolls-Royce motors sold for more than US$1.3 million combined – take a closer look below

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An auction of Karl Lagerfeld’s possessions raised US$13.5 million – four times pre-auction estimates – but it’s the legend’s trio of Rolls-Royce cars that are getting chins wagging. Photo: @sothebys/Instagram, AFP
An auction of Karl Lagerfeld’s possessions raised US$13.5 million – four times pre-auction estimates – but it’s the legend’s trio of Rolls-Royce cars that are getting chins wagging. Photo: @sothebys/Instagram, AFP
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