It's THE Marilyn Monroe event of the year! An exhibition of three of Marilyn's most iconic costumes by the legendary dress designer William Travilla, along with one of Marilyn's own elegant cocktail dresses.
This stunning and historical collection will be on display within the luxurious setting of London's Five Star May Fair Hotel.
The dresses are available for viewing from September 24th until October 21st.
At the end of the exhibition, the costumes will then return to Los Angeles, where they are scheduled for auction at the famous Julien's Auction House, going under the hammer on November 1st, 2019.
You can register to bid and follow the auction live at www.juliensauctions.com.
The May Fair has truly embraced the essence of the worlds most recognizable and loved blonde bombshell with limited edition cocktails inspired by each of the dresses.
Indulge yourself in the Lorelai Lee (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) a delicious feisty fusion of Courvoisier VSOP – Moet & Chandon Brut – Cabernet Sauvignon & cherry reduction with Champagne foam.
Delight in the divine Victoria Hoffman (There's No Business Like Show Business) a delicate blend of Roku gin – Yuzu – St Germain – Spiced honey syrup and egg whites.
Experience the wild temptation of Kay Watson (River of No Return) an intense flavour of Bombay Sapphire gin – Saffron syrup – Orange blossom honey – lemon and Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic.
Don't accept the fuzzy end of the lollipop! Treat yourself to a Sugar Kane (Some Like it Hot) and take a Bulliet Rye whiskey – Umeshu – Barolo Chinato and Activated charcoal. Give your taste buds a treat and lose yourself in the glamour of Old Hollywood.
The pleasure and the fun needn't end there – it's only just getting started! Take the experience to the next level and book ahead to enjoy a private screening in the May Fair's theatre of one of the four films mentioned. See Marilyn wearing the costumes you've just viewed and enjoy her perfect comedic timing and see why she is hailed as the ultimate Goddess of the Silver Screen!
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – Friday, September 27th, 7.30 pm
There's No Business Like Show Business – Friday, October 11th, 7.30 pm
River of No Return – Tuesday, October 15th, 7.30 pm
Some Like It Hot – Friday, October 18th, 7.30 pm
Booking in advance is essential, for further details of prices, package options (including dinner at the May Fair kitchen) and availability please visit Eventbrite and email [email protected] or call 020 7915 3892.