Madonna's Clothes Sell For Millions At Auction

10 November 2014, 09:04 | Updated: 10 November 2014, 09:06

Madonna Auction

A collection of dresses and outfits worn by singer Madonna during her career in music and film have helped a celebrity auction raise $3.2m (£2m).

The highest lot was a jacket from Desperately Seeking Susan, which fetched $252,000, while a gown from her Material Girl video reached $73,125.

The auction, which took place in California, also saw items from Michael Jackson and The Beatles.

A red sequinned cape worn by James Brown sold for $41,600.

The wedding dress Madonna wore when she wed actor Sean Penn in 1985 sold for $81,250 (£51,192), while a dress she wore on her Who's That Girl tour reached bids of $50,000 (£31,503).

Other lots which attracted the bidders were a pair of John Lennon's spectacles which sold for $25,000 (£15,751) and a ring worn by Elvis Presley for $57,600 (£36,291).