Marilyn Monroe`s iconic dresses to be auctioned off

London: Iconic dresses worn by Marilyn Monroe in films like `Bus Stop` and `Gentlemen Prefer Blondes` are to go under the hammer as a part of movie veteran Debbie Reynolds` second collection sale.

The items in the second part of the auction include aubergine grey evening dress and Bolero jacket, designed by William Travilla, which the actress wore in `Gentlemen Prefer Blondes`. The two-piece outfit is expected to fetch upto 93,750 pounds, Daily Express reported.

A second Travilla dress, which the actress wore for her performance of `That Old Black Magic` in `Bus Stop`, is expected to sell for between 125,000 pounds and 187,500 pounds.

Also going under the hammer are Monroe`s Dorothy Jeakins dress from `Niagara` and the Jeakins strapless pale green pleated silk empire gown with a rhinestone trim the actress wore in for `Let`s Make Love`.

The auction will be held at the Paley Centre for Media in Beverly Hills on December 3.

PTI

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