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Alberta Ferretti Gown for AIDS

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: May 19, 2008 • References: channel4
I Cannes not stop dreaming of the French Riviera, especially with all the media coverage. Now on top of celebrity siting and movies reviews comes news of a million dollar gown that will be sold in Cannes, said to be the world's most expensive dress.

Not to correct the mainstream media, but that's not quite true. We've featured a gown worth $1.2 million before and another that fetched a whopping $4.7 million.

Monetary details aside, the Cannes dress isn't just an absurd luxury splurges, the profits of diamond-encrusted Alberta Ferretti gown will go to AIDS research.

"Actors Cate Blanchett and Juliette Lewis were among the celebs giving the support to the cause, while Madonna and Sharon Stone are expected to turn out for the bidding," Channel4.com says.

The lavender gown will be auctioned off at the annual amfAR gala.

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