The colorful ensembles BTS wore in their “Dynamite” music video were the top-selling items at an event hosted by Julien’s Auctions on Sunday (Jan. 31).
The collection of outfits sold for a total of $162,500, a number that was more than eight times the amount they were estimated to bring in, according to a press release about the auction benefiting MusiCares.
Japanese art collector Yusaku Maezawa and YouTuber HIKAKIN were the buyers.
A painting of Snoop Dogg’s self-portrait dog wearing a “Doggy Style 25” gold chain signed by Snoop was the next top seller at $96,000.
Other top-selling items featured in the auction included an original painting of Coldplay’s Chris Martin by Billy Morrison, a Schecter bass guitar signed by Nikki Sixx with a handwritten note from him, Pete Townsend’s blue boiler suit and long beige linen ‘kimono’ coat worn on stage in 2019 and Joe Walsh’s signed Gibson Les Paul Standard guitar with the original Gibson hard shell case donated by Gibson Guitars. Browse the full list of items at the auction here.
All proceeds from the items sold at auction will go to MusiCares, providing aid to artists and music community professionals in times of need.