Olivia Newton-John’s Iconic ‘Grease’ Outfit Sells For $405,700

Olivia Newton-John's Iconic 'Grease' Outfit Sells For $405,700
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  • A few months ago, the announcement comes out that Olivia Newton-John would be putting a number of outfits up for auction.
  • For example, these outfits include the leather ‘Grease’ outfit and some of her touring outfits.
  • The ‘Grease’ outfit would sell for $405,700. All proceeds for her clothing items are going towards her wellness center.

 

A few months ago, we reported that Olivia Newton-John was auctioning off her Grease outfit (the iconic black leather one at the end of the film). The outfit has finally been bought for $405,700. They would sell at a Beverly Hills auction and for more than double the price expected! Other items in the auction included some of Newton-John’s tour costume pieces.

The items were put up for auction at Julien’s Auctions to help raise money for Newton-John’s treatment center in Australia. If you remember correctly, you can imagine the scene in your head when Newton-John wore this gorgeous outfit during the song “You’re The One That I Want” with John Travolta.

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Recognize part of the iconic ‘Grease’ outfit?

buyer purchases grease outfit at auction
Sandy jacket / Julien’s Auctions/ MEGA

The auction actually raised $2.4 million in total. Reports say that any items coming from the 1978 musical film were sold for way over the anticipated amount. For example, a Grease poster signed by Newton-John, Travolta and other cast members sold for $64,000, they were estimating $1,000. Moreover, a custom Pink Ladies jacket given to Newton-John by the cast and crew went for $50,000. This was 25 times its original estimate!

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The 71-year-old actress has battled cancer three times now and was first diagnosed in 1992. After her first bout with cancer, she would open up the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Melbourne. The center aims to support not only the body’s healing but also the mind’s.

leather grease outfit auctioned off
Leather Grease outfit / Paramount Pictures, Julien’s Auctions

In conclusion, all of the proceeds from the auctioned off items on Newton-John’s behalf will be going towards the wellness center. Take a look at the video below to watch Olivia Newton-John talk about her iconic Grease outfits and more, plus the auction and her wellness center!

 

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