Madonna‘s wedding dress from her nuptials to Sean Penn has been
sold for a whopping $81,250 at an auction. A collection of items once
worn by the ‘Material Girl’ singer were sold at Julien‘s
& Idols: Rock n’ Roll charity auction in Beverly Hills at the
weekend, and as well as the gown from her 1985 wedding, a number of
stage and movie costumes also generated huge sums.
The highest-selling item was the jacket she wore in 1985 movie
‘Desperately Seeking Susan’, which closed at $252,000, while one earring
worn in the movie fetched $34,375.
Other items that went under the hammer included the gown and stole from
her ‘Material Girl’ video, which sold for $73,125, a dress won in
‘Evita’, which went for $15,000 and the softball uniform donned by the
56-year-old star in her 1992 film ‘A League of Their Own’, for which the
winning bidder paid $31,250.
And it wasn’t just fans of the ‘Ray of Light’ star who could pick up a
unique piece of memorabilia at the sale. A red sequined cape worn by
James Brown sold for $41,600 and a pair of John Lennon‘s glasses went
A ring worn by Elvis Presley sold for $57,600 and a Gibson J200 guitar
owned by Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, went for
$43,750. Madonna’s publicist previously stated the star had no part in
the auction, which she did not profit from. The representative said: ‘I
do not believe any of what is being auctioned off was in Madonna’s
possession. ‘Designers often supply clothes for shoots that are then
returned to the designers