BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – Janet Jackson’s ensembles she wore in the Scream music video opposite her brother Michael Jackson are among the items that were offered in a three-day auction.
Julien’s Auctions says her black circular bubble textured fabric long-sleeve shirt, black patent leather pants, and black patent leather over-the-ankle boots sold for $125,000 on May 15. The auction, called Iconic Treasures From the Legendary Career and Life of Janet Jackson, was held until May 16, the singer’s 55th birthday.
Jackson partnered with Julien’s Auctions to sell more than 1,000 items from her career and personal treasures. The auction was held live in Beverly Hills, California, and shown on Julien’s website.
A portion of the proceeds went to Compassion International, an organization that helps children escape from poverty.
Jackson’s floor-length metallic silver coat with lambskin shearling lining, cuffs and collar, designed by Helen Storey, was bought for $50,000. Her silver string bikini and a pair of matching pants worn underneath the coat by Jackson sold for $25,600.
On May 14, Jackson’s original jacket from her 1990 Rhythm Nation tour, along with a black “1814” cap and black satin gloves with metal plaque decoration, was sold for $81,250.
Other items, such as Jackson’s silver-tone hoop earring suspending a key worn at the 1987 Soul Train Awards and her Rhythm Nation tour, sold for $43,750.
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