Washington: The bright pink strapless dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in "Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend" sequence in the movie "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" is being auctioned off.
Hollywood memorabilia dealers at California auction house Profiles in History are offering the dress, which they’re calling "the most important film dress to ever come to auction" during a summer sale next month (Jun10), reports Contactmusic.
The gown is said to be the highlight of the auction, and will also feature Monroe’s test footprints and signature set in cement from outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.
Monroe`s beautiful dress is expected to fetch between 150,000 dollars and 250,000 dollars.
The auction will feature over 1,500 lots of Hollywood memorabilia.