Duchess of York shows thrilling and thrifty go together

Friday October 28, 2011

Faced with recent financial troubles, the Duchess of York vowed to get the situation back under her control, saying she was "doing everything she can" to avoid bankruptcy.

And recently, the flame-haired royal has also been applying that motto to her wardrobe – proving that thrifty and thrilling go together quite nicely.

Although she looked the picture of elegance as she stepped out in purple at Elton John's annual aids fundraiser on Wednesday, she was actually recycling a tried and tested look.

Sarah was just one of a host of stars out to support Sir Elton at his 10th annual AIDS Foundation gala.

Also in attendance were Alec Baldwin and Jon Bon Jovi who were treated to an energetic performance by Smokey Robinson.

The benefit raised $2 million for the singer's cause.

Photo: © Getty

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