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Bid on Dresses From 'Mad Men' To Benefit Lung Cancer Research

08/11/2010 at 03:30 PM ET

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Banana Republic may have just launched a Mad Men-inspired collection, but ’60s lovers can now get their vintage fix with actual dresses from the hit AMC show! Mad Men‘s producer, Lionsgate, has joined forces with Auction Cause to host the first official Mad Men charity auction to benefit the Lung Cancer Program at City of Hope. The 10-day eBay auction begins August 12 at 7pm PST and features vintage ’60s furniture and props from the show’s Sterling Cooper ad agency, as well as three iconic dresses worn by Mad Men‘s leading ladies—including the metallic brocade dress worn by Bobbie Barrett for a night out on the town with Don, a teal evening gown worn by Betty at the Stork Club, and a green frock worn by Joan in the famous lawn-mower episode. “This auction offers Mad Men fans an exciting new way to connect with the series while helping to support City of Hope’s important work in research and treatment of lung cancer,” said Sandra Stern, Lionsgate’s COO of TV. While we wouldn’t advise wearing these looks to work, it would definitely be fun to have an official Mad Men dress for your next costume party! –Jessie Goldberg

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AR on

In the pictures, its Betty wearing the teal evening gown and Bobbie wearing the metallic brocade. The article says the other way around…..

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Angela Keith on

What a brilliant idea to raise money for such a worthwhile cause. I love Mad Men and the fashion of the era, so will certainly be looking to add to my wardrobe or home decor! Congratulations to those involved and good luck with the auctions.

Jane on

AR, you are mistaken. The article is correct. No biggie.

Denise on

I want the black dress that Betty wore in Italy!

cindy on

I want the dress Betty wore in the modeling shoot.

Teresa on

Thank you! Alot has been done for breast cancer research and has made a world of difference in the life expectancies of the women dealing with that illness. I am one of the 15% surviving lung cancer thanks to early detection and surgery. Most, 85%, are not as lucky as there are few symptoms until it is too late. Please be generous. This is a fabulous opportunity to own a piece of pop culture from the sixties as well as the 2010′s!!

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Jon on

That’s very nice to hear, may the best Ladys win?

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