Benedict Cumberbatch's driving shoes lead charity sale

A pair of actor Benedict Cumberbatch's signed driving shoes led Small Steps Project's Celebrity Shoes auction on the weekend.

Benedict Cumberbatch shoes
Benedict Cumberbatch has signed the inside of these driving shoes

The Sherlock star's loafers achieved ?�4,501 ($5,608), a substantially higher sum than the ?�2,250 ($2,738) paid for his sequined Louis Vuittons in 2014.  

Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood's signed high-tops made ?�2,801 ($3,490) and Emma Watson's Sergio Rossi stilettos sold for ?�2,700 ($3,364).

The proceeds will go to help adults and children living on rubbish dumps around the world.

The charity's founder and CEO, Amy Hanson, says: "These celebrity donors are really using their status to help create awareness for children in poverty, the most famous A-listers in the world have proven that they are not too big to take a small step to support our small charity."

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