Auction Block News Archive
Decades later, and the world is still infatuated with Marilyn Monroe. Understandably!
The silver screen siren met her untimely death way too young in life, and her fans love to have something to remember her by.
So, when Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills had their Icons & Idols event, they must have known they'd make a ton of ca$$$h.
And they did!
Items of Miz Monroe's were auctioned off on Friday and Saturday, like a pendant necklace, which sold for $34,375, a lacy bra went for $20,000, and a makeup compact nearly doubled that at $46,875!
But some of the most sought after items were love notes that she didn't even write!
One from Joe DiMaggio, after she decided to divorce him, sold for
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Raised $2.5 Million For Charity! Lingerie Can Make The World A Better Place!
According to reports, the 2014 VSFS made $2.5 million for various worthy charities including the American Cancer Society, Pelotonia and Gabriel's Angels.
Participating charities auctioned off tickets to the event, with some fetching up to $25K!
In fact, 200 of the attendees were people who'd won their tickets at auction, so clearly there were quite a few deep-pocketed Victoria's Secret fans in the audience on Tuesday.
It can now be yours!!! If you have the cash, that is.
The dresses will be available for bidding on eBay for 10 days starting on November 27, and proceeds from the auction will benefit the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer fund.
Keep in mind that all the gowns were designed specifically for the girls and will be in their sizes.
But whether they fit you or not, you'll be owning a one-of-a-kind piece that touched a celebrity's skin!
And you really can't put a price on that.
[Image via Andres Otero/WENN.]
If you're a Posh fan with cash to burn, it's your lucky, lucky day!
Victoria Beckham is partnering up with The Outnet and Christie's auction house to auction off 600 pieces of her own clothing and accessories!
Not only are there guaranteed to be tons of designer items, but Victoria is even putting custom pieces on sale as well!
"I laughed a lot when we were going through my wardrobe as the pieces hold so many happy memories for me, David and the children. A lot of the clothes have been specially designed for me by the most talented designers and I've loved wearing them, however I now feel it's someone else's turn to enjoy them."
We can only hope that the matching purple outfits Victoria and David wore during their wedding festivities (above) are on the auction block, because they're just INSANE! Look at those 3D floral appliques!!!
Proceeds from the sales will also benefit a charity called Mothers2mothers, which teaches HIV positive women in developing countries how to prevent transmission of the virus to their unborn children.
There Are Actually Pants That Have Been Designed By Lions, Tigers & Bears (Oh My)! Get Your Paws On The Zoo Jeans Deets HERE!
Have you ever thought to yourself, "Man, those designers in the fashion industry are animals!?"
Well, it doesn’t matter if you thought it or not, because now they actually are!!
A Japanese zoo decided to take a creative approach to the distressed denim trend by wrapping toys for lions, tigers, and bears with denim. The resulting chewed, bitten, and clawed fabric was then stitched together to make some animal-distressed pants!
The blurb on the website describes:
Having a hard time justifying spending thousands on a designer purse?
How about a designer purse designed by your favorite celeb that will also benefit a great charity? Sounds like a no-brainer to us!
Adele's contribution (above) features multicolor studs and whimsical eyelash details reminiscent of her own signature long lashes, while Cara's has a handpainted "S" at the center.
Of course, Gwynnie's is the most classic-looking thanks to