Moth-eaten fake fur coat sells for record 20,400 after extraordinary bout of 'bidding fever' sweeps auction (that's 100 TIMES its estimate) Austin Reed 'teddy' coat from 1934 was expected to fetch 200Estimate was far outstripped as two vintage clothes loving men drove the price up during three minutes of frantic biddingMystery buyer, who wishes to remain anonymous, is described as 'competitive with very deep pockets' | UPDATED: 19:42 GMT, 19 October 2012 Worth it This 1934 Austin Reed coat sold for 20,400 – 100 times its expected price Even the auctioneer admits you could pick up something similar in a charity shop for under 50. But this 'moth-eaten' 1934 men’s fake fur coat fetched a world record 20,400 – 100 times its expected price – at auction after an extraordinary bout of 'bidding fever' swept the sale room. Unloved – and unworn – by its previous owner who was given it as a gift by his wife 20 years ago, the Austin Reed beige mohair plush 'teddy' coat was expected to fetch 200.
'I looked like a giant plum pudding': How bridesmaid dropped five dress sizes for her own wedding day after humiliation of walking down the aisle next to her slender sister | UPDATED: 18:01 GMT, 12 September 2012 A bride has told how she slimmed down from a size 20 to a 10 for her wedding day after feeling humiliated while acting as a bridesmaid to her slender sister. Kerry York, 34, admits she was on the verge of tears as she posed next to her size 12 sister Tracey, 31, in an unflattering strapless gown and vowed that she would lose weight before walking down the aisle herself. ‘Bridesmaids are supposed to look dainty and sweet, I looked like a red jelly or giant plum pudding,' she says
'A few centuries ago she would have been burnt at the stake!' Kerry Katona lays into Jasmine Lennard AGAIN as she tells 'pathetic' CBB star to get some help | UPDATED: 13:34 GMT, 4 September 2012 They started a bitter war of words against one another through their Twitter pages last week. But it seems the hatred between Kerry Katona and Jasmine Lennard is no closer to dying down.
She's back to being Atomic: Kerry Katona recreates revealing photo shoot… as she brands her ex Mark 'just a sperm donor' | UPDATED: 07:49 GMT, 17 July 2012 She's had four children, been divorced twice, suffered from drug addiction and undergone plastic surgery
Writer and director Nora Ephron dies at 71: Film icon behind When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle loses her battle with leukemia | UPDATED: 02:57 GMT, 27 June 2012 Nora Ephron, the writer of iconic movies When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail, has died at the age of 71.
That's much better! Kerry Katona shows off her new sleek style hair extensions and slim figure in a short black dress | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 9 June 2012 Just last week she was pictured taking to the stage at Birmingham Pride 2012 with an embarrassing crimp hair style and looking a little fuller figured.
Check out my flat stomach! Kerry Katona shows off her slimline figure in tight leggings after 8k liposuction procedure | UPDATED: 15:07 GMT, 9 May 2012 She's famously battled her weight over the past few years, yo-yoing from a size six to a 14. But today Kerry Katona showed off her newly slim figure outside the ITV studios after undergoing an 8,500 liposuction procedure earlier this month. The mother-of-four drew attention to her toned body in a pair of tight leggings and a figure-hugging vest top as she posed up for photographers
Vanessa White's 'brother' Vince Kidd secures a place on The Voice as West End star Kerry Ellis is given her marching orders | UPDATED: 21:21 GMT, 31 March 2012 You'd think having friends in high places might let wannabes get record deals via nepotism. But even Vanessa White's 'brother' Vince Kidd was forced to audition for his place on The Voice. His creative rendition of Madonna's Like A Virgin earned him praise from all four judges, before he eventually picked Jessie J as his mentor.
Where's the rest of it Amy Childs vajazzles on the catwalk as she launches her VERY skimpy new clothing range | UPDATED: 00:52 GMT, 20 March 2012 She wasn't likely to launch a clothing range full of demure outfits with boring cuts, but even Amy Childs has stunned with her new skimpy line. The former The Only Way Is Essex star showed off her designs during a catwalk show at Gilgamesh in London earlier tonight.
She didn't need to mullet over! Eager Kerry Katona kisses fan with comical hairstyle as he approaches her for photo | UPDATED: 20:03 GMT, 18 March 2012 As a celebrity, she meets people from all walks of life. And as Kerry Katona celebrated Mother's Day, she was approached by a gentleman with a rather interesting hairstyle. The man sported a mullet, popular in the 1980s