The nearly nude gown had an original price tag of $12,000 and was said to be so tight that the actress wore nothing underneath and was sewn into it before going on stage. Regardless, the crystal-rhinestone embellished silk gauze number has gone down in history as one of Monroe's most memorable fashion moments. So who was the lucky buyer of the multi-million dollar gown? Ripley's Believe it or Not is now the proud owner of the iconic dress.
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