Singer Amy Winehouse and husband Blake Fielder-Civil attend the 2007 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California.
Singer Amy Winehouse and husband Blake Fielder-Civil attend the 2007 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California June 3, 2007.REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Late singer Amy Winehouse's dresses - a wedding dress and a cocktail frock - worth £130, 000 have been stolen from the home she was found death last year.

The dresses were supposed to be auctioned in New York later this year to raise fund for the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was started after the singer's tragic death to help young people overcome drug addiction and other related problems. More than £1million were raised in 2011 for the foundation.

One of the dresses stolen is the wedding dress which the "Rehab" singer wore at her wedding to Blake Fielder-Civil in 2006. The other dress is the cocktail frock that she wore on a BBC music show.

"It's a blow," Amy Winehouse's dad Mitch (60) told The Sun. "It's sickening that someone would steal something in the knowledge of its sentimental value."

The home in Camden, North London, which has been turned into a shrine by the fans of the singer, is home to many of her belongings, including expensive designer cloths, but only the wedding dress and the cocktail frock were picked from the lot by the thieves.

"The house in Camden is being sold so all of her possessions have been tagged, numbered and logged in preparation of storage. There was a window of about two days while that process was underway when the dresses could have been taken. A few people were involved and there was some coming and going," Mitch told The Sun magazine.

"We're going through everything else to see what else, if anything, has been lifted. We are all baffled as to why some of her designer dresses didn't go too. There were a couple from Dolce & Gabbana worth a fortune. Her wedding dress was only a little cotton thing, a hundred quid at best in the shops. Whoever nicked it realised its significance and knew it had an extra value," he added.

Amy Winehouse, who won five Grammy awards for her album "Back to Black", died of alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011. 

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