Marilyn Monroe Costumes Auction – part 2
>Earlier in the year, the sale of Marilyn Monroe’s iconic subway dress from The Seven Year Itch fetched $5.52 million.
What will be auctioned?
– From Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is Monroe’s ÄúLorelei LeeÄù aubergine gray evening dress and Bolero jacket by William Travilla.
– Also designed by Travilla is the signature green and black-sequined brief showgirl leotard for MarilynÄôs character ÄúCherieÄù in Bus Stop
– From Niagara is the light aqua suit designed by Dorothy Jeakins for her character ÄúRose Loomis.”
– Also by Dorothy Jeakins is Marilyn’s ÄúAmanda DellÄù strapless pale green pleated silk Empire gown with rhinestone trim for LetÄôs Make Love
The dresses are expected to fetch up $200,000 – $300,000, but you never know and we could see another 7 digit number.
The Debbie Reynolds auction will take place December 3rd at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.