Signed by the US designer William Travilla, Tiffany on Sale the pleated ivory dress contributed in part to Monroe's enduring image as a 20th century sex symbol. It was the highest value feature of the auction that also saw some 700 pieces go under the hammer. Among them were dresses Monroe wore in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) and The River of No Return (1954), as well as cheap prom dresses from other classic Hollywood staples Gone With the Wind. Reynolds, a singer, dancer and actress whose greatest role came in Singin' in the Rain, began collecting Hollywood memorabilia in the 1970s when MGM Studios liquidated its assets. Her immense collection includes over 3,500 costumes, 20,000 photographs and hundreds of props Prom Dresses 2012 other decorations. A second sale from the Reynolds collection is planned for December. FOURTEEN dresses worn by Princess Diana, including a blue silk velvet gown she wore to a 1985 White House dinner, will be put up for sale next month, their Florida owner said on Friday. The value of most of the Tiffany Earrings on Sale in the collection ranges between US$175,000 to US$550,000, according to Waddington's, the Canadian auction house that will handle the sale in Toronto on June 23. The blue gown, however, is listed at between US$1 million and US$1.25 million. Diana was wearing it when she famously danced with US actor John Travolta at a White House dinner hosted by President Ronald Reagan. The dresses were TIFFANY KNOTS EARRINGS as an investment by Tampa businesswoman Maureen Dunkel for a total of US$700,000 in 1997, eight weeks before Diana was killed in a Paris car crash. After Diana's death, Dunkel organized a non-profit foundation to take them on tour to the United States, Canada and New Tiffany Knots pendant to raise money for Diana's charities. The dresses will be on view at Waddington's from June 21 to June 23. Pictures and estimated values of the dresses can be seen on Waddington's website: www.waddingtons.ca.