Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Giant piece of innerwear sells for £3,601 in EBay auction

Giant piece of innerwear sells for £3,601 in EBay auction

31
Oct '12
GoldenPalace bought the giant piece of underwear from chillisauce as part of a charity auction for the Breast Cancer Campaign’s ‘wear it pink' event. They paid a healthy £3,601 for the bra in the EBay auction which ended at 7pm on Sunday, and they're so accomplished at snapping up the bonkers and bizarre that the bra is going to be in extremely illustrious company.

The 30 metre fluorescent pink bra is joining a glittering stable of purchases from a company that seeks out the weird and wonderful from around the world. A lock of Justin Bieber's hair, Britney Spear's pregnancy testing kit and William Shatner's kidney stone are just some of the items bought by the new owners of the bra as they continue its mission to own all those things you thought money couldn't buy.

Chillisauce sold it after a 10 day charity auction complete with its Guinness World Record Certificate, making it officially the world's largest bra, but as yet the new owner's intentions are unclear.

Adrian Simpson, a Director at Chillisauce.co.uk said 'we're just really happy that so much money has been raised for BCC and the fact that it's going to a very interesting new home is a fantastic bonus for all of us who have been involved in the project for the last year.'

The new owners, who also been paid $28,000 for a grilled cheese sandwich that appeared to have an image of the Virgin Mary, is undecided on the bra's future but Richard Allen who conducted the purchase said "Breast cancer affects men and women and raising awareness is GoldenPalace.com has mastered the art of guerilla marketing and we are never happier than when we find an opportunity to apply those skills to help make a better life for those in need."

chillisauce


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Retail | On 9th Jul 2020

UK unveils 2nd part of 3-phase plan for economic recovery

Chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak recently announced a slew of...

Pic: Brooks Brothers

Apparel/Garments | On 9th Jul 2020

Brooks Brothers files Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings

Brooks Brothers, America's oldest apparel company, recently announced ...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 9th Jul 2020

Deeper recession forecast for EU economy

The European Union economy will see a deep recession this year...

Interviews View All

Office bearers, Textile industry

Office bearers
Textile industry

There might be negative impact on garment exports

Top executives, Textile & apparel bodies

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

The mid-term review of FTP is progressive, growth oriented

Marazban F Velati, Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

Marazban F Velati
Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

No training can be effective till the candidate believes in it.

Luciano Sardini,

Luciano Sardini

A consolidated reality in Italy and internationally, IMA Spa is well-known ...

Dr. Vijaya Kumar,

Dr. Vijaya Kumar

Dr MM Kariappa founded the Vogue Institute of Art & Design in 1996....

Simon Daplyn,

Simon Daplyn

Switzerland-based Sensient Imaging Technologies is a pioneer with a global ...

Kazuaki Yazawa, Purdue University

Kazuaki Yazawa
Purdue University

Scientist <b>Kazuaki Yazawa</b> has developed thermoelectric semiconductor ...

Steve Cole, Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Robert Erichsen, Statex Produktions & Vertriebs GmbH

Robert Erichsen
Statex Produktions & Vertriebs GmbH

Statex Produktions &amp; Vertriebs Gmbh, founded in 1978 and headquartered ...

Seema Agrawal, Artisan Saga

Seema Agrawal
Artisan Saga

Artisan Saga, founded by Kaushik Rajani and Seema Agrawal, is an online...

Prathyusha Garimella, Prathyusha Garimella

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Ritu Kumar, Label Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


July 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search