The white puff-sleeve blouse and blue gingham pinafore made famous by Grand Rapids, Minnesota-born Judy Garland will be auctioned in November in Beverly Hills and is expected to go for between $400,000 and $600,000. The auction is being handled by Julien's Auctions in California.
The instantly recognizable dress has become so iconic in part because it was the only costume she wore in the entire 1939 movie, experts note. The dress also has a "secret compartment." Those and other interesting details are in this auction house video: