Pink dress Marilyn Monroe
 Everything that was once owned, or at least what touched Marilyn Monroe, still causes a stir. Clothing actress, her jewelry, personal diary and even X-rays of the chest go under the hammer for a record-high amount. And this fate is not passed and the famous pink dress.

Pink dress that Marilyn Monroe appears in the movie "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", as one of the most famous dresses in the history of world cinema. The dress is sewn from satin bright pink: strapless, figure-fitting, with a huge bow and a large incision. Despite the fact that this dress was created nearly sixty years ago, now it does not look outdated. This model is quite relevant to this day. However, the modern ladies would prefer a more subtle shades of pink.

The film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" was released in 1953. Directed by Howard Hawks inspired the musical, which was put on the eponymous book by Anita Loos. In the film we are talking about the adventures of two friends: Dorothy Shaw and brunettes blonde Lorelei Lee. Girls go to sea cruise aboard the liner "Queen Mary" across the Atlantic Ocean on its tour to Paris. Heroine to love affairs, this story has a happy ending.

Even if you've never watched "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", the musical number "Diamonds are a girls best friend" of the film, you've probably seen more than once, it is often completely or excerpts on TV. Note: Marilyn Monroe modest vocal, in a frame, it makes little creative dance steps. Nevertheless, the spectacle is fascinating. It must be admitted that Marilyn Monroe is beautiful, charming and sexy. And it was not in a beautiful pink dress, and that the actress luxurious diamonds.

 Pink dress Marilyn Monroe

Why do a musical number, "Diamonds are a girls best friend" is so interesting so far? Perhaps the fact that notorious charisma that Marilyn Monroe certainly possessed. During the filming of the actress 27 years, it is in the prime of his youth and feminine beauty, her career goes uphill, and the popularity is increasing day by day. Perhaps these pictures more attractive because we know the tragic fate of Marilyn Monroe, and the mystery of her death are still excites minds.

 Pink dress Marilyn Monroe

If, after reading this article, you decide to watch the movie "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", do not rush to turn off the TV or laptop when will the final credits. Click to pause and carefully read the name of the costume designer who worked on this motion picture - William Travilla.

William Travilla   people in the life of Marilyn Monroe is not accidental. On account of his costumes for several films with the actress. In addition, he created costumes for many Hollywood films and was personally acquainted with the stars of cinema. William Travilla was the owner of a unique collection of dresses, once belonged to Marilyn Monroe. However, there has been unauthorized entry vospreschёn.

In 1990, Mr. Travilla passed away, he belonged to the collection passed to his partner Bill Sarris. It was then learned of its existence the whole world, not just a narrow circle of persons approximate.

The new owner of "lost Dresses", so they dubbed the media, Bill Sarris carefully preserved them after the death of William Travilly. After twenty years, he did not want to continue to wither on the legendary blonde dresses as an evil Koschey over with gold. Dresses has been decided to sell at auction, but not for personal gain, but for charitable purposes. The fact that Bill Sarris is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Proceeds from the auction money he expected to spend to help people with this disease.

Before you sell at auction the dress Marilyn Monroe, it was presented to the public. Needless to say, wishing to see the costumes of the legendary blonde before they disappear in the bins of the new owners, it was a huge amount. Lucky not only the Americans but also the British. In late 2009, on board the frigate "President" UK Royal Navy, moored at the embankment of the Thames, opened the exhibition, which is called "Travilla: a man who wore a Marilyn Monroe." Unfortunately, Russia has not reached the exhibition.

At the appointed hour X pink satin dress has found its new owner. The dress was sold for 319 thousand dollars, which exceeded expectations, because for a lot expected to get about 150-250 thousand dollars. The buyer's name was not disclosed. Well, the price is really high, but not a record. The record still belongs to another dress Marilyn Monroe - the one in which she congratulated President of America John F. Kennedy on his birthday. That dress went under the hammer for more than a million dollars.

By itself, the auction, which was put up for sale a pink dress Marilyn Monroe, became a notable event. It was organized by Profiles in History and was held in Los Angeles from 10 to 20 June 2010. Bidding took place entitled "Fortieth auction of Hollywood memorabilia." In total, the auction were exhibited more than fifteen hundred Hollywood "souvenirs": photos, layouts, designs, and of course, costumes.
Author: Irina Rukavishnikova