8 Most Expensive Dresses Ever Made, Now Archived

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While some dresses may look like pieces of art when completed, their price tags are stunning in a different way. From diamonds, pearls, and expensive fabrics, these are the eight most expensive dresses ever made in the world.

8. Jennifer Lawrence’s Oscars Dress, $4 million

Tatler Asia

7. Marilyn Monroe’s “Happy Birthday Mr. President” Dress, $4.8 million

Vanity Fair

6. Yumi Katsura White Gold Diamond Dress, $8.3 million

Grazia Magazine

5. Queen Letizia’s Royal Wedding Dress, $10.7 million


4. Hany El Behairy Wedding Dress, $15 million

Evening Standard

3. Red Diamond Abaya, $16 million

Style & Design – Time

2. Martin Katz & Renée Strauss Wedding Dress, $16.2 million


1. The Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur, $30 million


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