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Michael Jackson costumes to be exhibited, sold
a wood board fitted with large silver bolts which slide into the custom cut heels of a pair of customized black leather loafers. This item is part of Julien's Auctions worldwide tour of “Icons & Idols” featuring the fashions of Michael Jackson opening May 18-June 29, 2012 in Santiago, Chile. AP Photo/Julien's Auctions.

By: Sandy Cohen, AP Entertainment Writer

FRESNO (AP).- Michael Jackson's glittery gloves, spangled jackets, stage-worn costumes and personal fashion effects are going on a world tour.

Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien says clothing created by Jackson's longtime costume designers will be exhibited in South America, Europe and Asia before being sold to the highest bidder in December.

The exhibit opens May 18 at the Museo de la Moda in Santiago, Chile. It features items such as Jackson's Captain EO shirt, the black spandex outfit from his "Scream" video and the breakaway suit he wore during his BAD tour in the late 1980s.

The items will be sold by Julien's Auction on December 2, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Guide Dogs of America and Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas.




Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.





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