The party-lover spent 40 minutes while trying a range of different frocks, subsequently 'cleaning out' the designer racks, and putting more than 20 dresses in her kitty for a discount of about 5000 dollars. "It was actually over 10,000 dollars worth. But she did a show for me about four years ago (so the price) was marked down." News.com.au quoted designer Wayne Cooper as telling the Daily Telegraph.
However, the socialite's 140-dollar-a-minute spree has been slammed by charity heads, with World Vision Australia chief Tim Costello adding that the splurge could have supported a Third World village. Costello said: "In World Vision terms, 5000 dollars would ensure that a village of 2000 people in Africa or Asia would have clean water for the rest of their lives."
Similarly, open Family social worker Les Twentyman said Hilton's added: "It is quite obscene spending money like that. Some people are homeless and thousands of people a week are losing their jobs and it is quite obscene in some ways."