Johnny Weir Opens His Closet, Auctions Off Luxury Brand Wardrobe for Charity

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The Olympic figure skater is selling his designer duds from Versace, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana and Balenciaga.

Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir is doing some early spring cleaning. He's opened up his closet and is auctioning off some flamboyant fashions for a good cause.

Auction items including a vintage Chanel jacket (worn when Weir was a judge on Skating With the Stars), various skating costumes from the 2006-2007 Olympic season and a pair of his black Riedell skates will be on the Internet block.

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Other brands being auctioned by the luxury consignment site,, a Philadelphia-based resale company --  includes clothing and accessories by Versace, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana and Balenciaga. The auction starts next Monday (Jan. 7) and goes on for a week. Weir is a native of Coatesville, a town about 45 minutes west of Philly.

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But have no fear. Johnny will not be abandoning his peacock status nor his love of designer fashion. He was spotted at the New York Fall 2012 shows of Alice + Olivia, Chris Benz, as well as Betsey Johnson's Spring 2013 shows.

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A portion of the proceeds from his auction will benefit  the Trevor Project, a national nonprofit organization focused on suicide prevention among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender  youth.