Marilyn Monroe Dress Auction

Marilyn Monroe has marked his era and has left its mark on the generations that followed. Some of the outfits of the icon became legendary, like the dress she wore at President Kennedy’s birthday.

Marilyn Monroe has become iconic over the decades: his peroxide blonde hair, its maddening curves and its mythical eyeliner line are all factors that have contributed to its popularity without flaw. The actress also became known through his sulphurous personality but on May 19, 1962 is a day that made history: the pin up engages in a serenade on the 45th anniversary of US president John Kennedy at Madison Square Garden, in New York. “Happy birthday to you, Mr. President,” who has forgotten that anthology time? Certainly not the chain of museums Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for who bought at auction in Los Angeles the mythical dress that Marilyn Monroe wore that day, the modest sum of $ 4.8 million (more than 4.5 million euros). When you love, there are no…

A record that dethroned… another dress of Marilyn Monroe

The sublime flesh-colored outfit, made by the french costume designer Jean Louis, is adorned with 2 500 crystals stitched hand. The legend says that she was so slim that she had to be sewn directly on a naked Marilyn… Whatever it is, the Vice President of Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Edward Meyer, seems to be very pleased with the acquisition: ” we believe that it is the most iconic piece of pop culture […]» It is there any other parts of the 20th century that represents both the 1960s as well as this dress. “This is a new record in the world for a dress “, he said according to The Independent . And an effect, the suit sold for 1.2 million euros in 1999, reached the record for the most expensive white dress ever sold at FOODEZINE, thus dethroning another of Marilyn Monroe, the famous dress white dress in the seven year itch, bought 4.3 million euros in 2011.

The shimmering dress should be exposed some time in Hollywood, and then present the franchise museums around the world tour. James…