17 Mar '11, 9pm

Kate Middleton's see-through dress sells for £78,000

Kate Middleton's see-through dress sells for £78,000

LONDON - The see-through dress that helped Kate Middleton catch the eye of husband-to-be Prince William sold Thursday for £78,000, smashing the expected price for the risque garment. The transparent black number, which Kate wore during a charity fashion show at Saint Andrews University in Scotland in 2002, went under the hammer at a packed sales room in central London. The price of 125,000 dollars or 89,000 euros, which included a buyer's premium of £13,000, far exceeded the initial estimate of £10,000 by Kerry Taylor Auctions. A man at the back of the sales room who refused to give his name said he bought it on behalf of an individual he would identify only as "Nick from Jersey". While speculation swirls about the dress Kate will wear for the royal wedding in Westminster Abbey on April 29, the most famous garment she has worn so far has spent years squashed in a wardrobe ...

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  1. 18 Mar '11, 12am

    Ladies, this is what you need to snare a prince...

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