Madonna’s items top Julien’s celebrity auction with $3.2 million
Madonna’s collection of dresses and outfits has topped Julien’s celebrity auction in Beverly Hills raising $3.2 million.
The highest lot was a jacket from Desperately Seeking Susan, which fetched $252,000, while a gown from Madonna’s Material Girl video reached $73,125.
The auction also saw lots from Michael Jackson, Cher and The Beatles.
A red sequined cape worn by James Brown sold for $41,600.
The wedding dress Madonna wore when she wed actor Sean Penn in 1985 sold for $81,250, while a dress she wore on her Who’s That Girl tour reached bids of $50,000.
Other lots which attracted the bidders were a pair of John Lennon’s spectacles which sold for $25,000 and a ring worn by Elvis Presley for $57,600.
Guitars from a host of rock greats formed part of the two-day sale including Prince’s Sign of the Times Love guitar and a 1940 Gibson J200 owned by Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, which sold for $43,750.
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