Up for Auction: Own Harrods’ Haute Couture Disney Princess Gowns from Oscar de la Renta + More!

The gorgeous haute couture DIsney Princess gowns Harrods featured in their 2012 holiday windows are going up for auction in November. Get all the deets here!

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Remember those glorious haute couture makeovers British department store shopping wonderland Harrods gave the Disney Princesses during the 2012 holiday season? Well, now’s your chance to own one those fabulous fairytale frocks—for a price, of course!

According to the Telegraph, Oscar de la Renta’s Snow White gown (pictured above), Roberto Cavalli’s Pocahontas dress, and Missoni’s Mulan ourfit will be hitting the auction block  at Christie’s this fall to raise funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. “The exquisite dresses are really one-of-a-kind fashion items from some of the most celebrated and collected designers this century,” said Harrods’ store image director, Mark Briggs. “They caused a huge amount of excitement when they were first showcased in the Harrods windows and we’re sure fashion aficionados around the world will be thrilled with the opportunity to own something so utterly unique.”

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Cavalli’s Pocahontas dress, Escada’s Jasmine gown, Missoni’s Mulan creation, and Valentino’s Belle ball gown.

Naturally, the dresses, which were on display earlier this month at Disney’s D23 expo in LA, are expected to fetch a pretty penny. According to Christie’s vintage couture specialist, Clare Borthwick, “The rarity of these items mixed with the global appeal of Disney Princesses will make these extremely sought-after, and we expect much interest from around the world.” Sounds about right; we’d snap them up in a heartbeat if we had the funds to do so!

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Cinderella by Versac, Tiana by Ralph and Russo, Snow White again, Ariel by Marchesa, and Rapunzel by Jenny Packham.

Walt Disney himself made his first visit to the Great Ormond Street Hospital in 1951; in 2008, his company pledged to raise £10 million, or $15.5 million, for the hospital’s charity. The couture creations go up for auction on November 13. Interested (and have some cash to burn)? Email princess.dresses@disney.co.uk and register your interest in advance.

Happy bidding!

Lucia Peters is BettyConfidential’s senior editor.

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