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Carey Mulligan auctions her Met Ball dress for charity

The actress has put the gold and silver Prada dress on eBay to raise money for Oxfam.

By Zoe Zahra 11/05/2012 16:35


Carey Mulligan

The halter neck dress which was custom-made for her is covered in gold and silver metal paillettes and topped a number of best dressed lists (including our own) after she hit the red carpet wearing it.


The bidding started at $500 and is currently at $1,025.  But with eight more days to go I’m sure it will find a new home and raise tons for charity. And even more generous all proceeds of the dazzling dress will go to Oxfam America.  Good on you Carey!


This isn't the first time the petite star has donated a red-carpet dress to the charity.  Back in 2012 she auctioned off her Vionnet gown that she wore to the 2010 BAFTA Awards, where she won best actress for her role in An Education.

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