The colourful ensembles worn by BTS in their “Dynamite” music video were the top-selling items at an event held at the Julien’s Auction on Jan. 31. The collection of clothes sold for a total of $ 162,500, which is eight times the estimated amount they bring in, in a press release about more than one number being auctioned off to MusicCares.
Buyers were Japanese art collector Yusaku Maezawa and YouTuber Hikakin. A painting of Snoop Dogg’s self-portrait wearing a “Doggy Style 25” gold chain signed by Snoop was the next best seller for $ 96,000.
Other items on sale include Billy Morrison’s original portrait of Chris Martin in Coldplay, a Schecter bass guitar signed by Nikki Sixx, a handwritten note from him, Pete Townsend’s blue boiler suit and long brown kimono coat in 2019 Gibson Les Paul standard guitar signed by Joe Walsh’s with donated original Gibson hard shell case.
All proceeds from the auction will go to MusiCare and provide assistance to artists and music social professionals when needed.