Shoes Marilyn Monroe, which was commissioned by the stars sewed fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo will be shown at the Legacy Legacy exhibition in London.
Also among the exhibits of the London exhibition will be shoes and other brands worn by the famous American actress, her costumes, personal items and jewelry.
The exhibition will open at the London Design Center 20 on June. And then the collection will proceed on an exhibition tour to the countries of Asia and South America, and will complete its journey in Los Angeles on November 14-18. The result of the exhibition tour will be an auction of memorabilia, the estimated cost of which is $ 4 million.
Designer Salvatore Ferragamo personally designed 40 pairs of shoes for Marilyn Monroe, whose beauty he equated with the beauty of the goddess Venus.
“The women who come to me can be divided into three categories - Cinderella, Aristocrat and Venus,” Ferragamo once wrote. - Venus, as a rule, is incredibly beautiful, refined and glamorous. But behind the sparkling appearance often lies a homebody who loves very simple things. ”
A star with a height of 1,66 m. Preferred 10-centimeter heels.
Other shoes in the collection include a pair of red Italian leather stiletto heels from Dal Co, London-based Anello & Davide tops, a pair of Aliata beige suede heels with cut-in color embroidery inserts from Aliata, and red fabric sandals from California brand I Magnin & Co, formerly owned by actress and singer Mitzi Gaynor.
The exhibition also features the famous Monroe bead dress from the movie “Only Jazz in Jazz” and diamond earrings that sparkled in the ears of the stars at the premiere of the film “Itching of the Seventh Year” on June 1 1955