Shopaholic alert! Open your eyes to these 10 over-the-top fashion buys in history

2 Monroe’s Happy Birthday Mr. President Dress

Marilyn Monroe wore this world famous gown at John F Kennedy’s forty fifth birthday celebration in 1962. The flesh colored, skin fitting dress was adorned with 2500 sparkling rhinestones and cost $12,000 originally. In 1999 it was auctioned off in New York for $ 1.26 million and this fashion buy took its place in history.

Monroe’s Happy Birthday Mr. President Dress
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3 Monroe’s Hot Pink Dress

Another one of Monroe’s dresses that has stolen millions of hearts is the bright pink gown she donned in the 1953 movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. In June 11, 2010, this stunner was sold for $ 310,000.

Monroe’s Hot Pink Dress
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