Prince’s Purple Rain Shirt Sold At Auction For $96,000

A pair of items from 1984 film make thousands in sale.

July 04, 2016
Prince’s <I>Purple Rain</i> Shirt Sold At Auction For $96,000

Two items from Prince's Purple Rain wardrobe sold for nearly $200,000 at an auction last Friday, July 1. Prince's white ruffled shirt and his black and white blazer from the 1984 film were originally expected to make between $6-8000 each, but sold for $96,000 a piece. The auction was originally planned before Prince's death but took on added significance after he passed away in April. The shirt and jacket were sold by a sibling of a make-up artist who worked on Purple Rain.

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Prince’s Purple Rain Shirt Sold At Auction For $96,000