Louis Vuitton Auctions Kim Yu-na Skate Trunk for Charity

A replica of figure skater Kim Yu-na's Louis Vuitton skate case was sold for W34 million at a charity auction in Seoul on Wednesday, the company said Thursday (US$1=W1,090).

The proceeds will be donated to UNICEF.

Kim Yu-na poses with the skate case she received from Louis Vuitton on Monday. /Courtesy of Louis Vuitton Kim Yu-na poses with the skate case she received from Louis Vuitton on Monday. /Courtesy of Louis Vuitton

In October last year, the luxury brand collaborated with Kim to design the case for her skates and accessories. Then, early this year, it made another identical case with the charity auction in mind.

englishnews@chosun.com / Feb. 01, 2013 11:51 KST