More than 30 dresses and accessories from Aretha Franklin's career are hitting the auction block

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Throughout her legendary career, singer Aretha Franklin was known for her sense of style. So much so that at her funeral last week, former President Bill Clinton said he was thinking when he walked up to her casket, „I wonder what my friend has got on today.“ 

While the „Queen of Soul“ is no longer with us, fans will soon be able to own a piece of her wardrobe. 

On November 9 and 10, over 30 dresses and accessories from Aretha’s career are set to be auctioned off at the Hard Rock Café in New York City. 

Julien’s Auction’s is organizing the event, which will see items such as the gown the singer wore to Clinton’s 1997 inauguration sold to the highest bidder. 

Some of the items are expected to fetch up to $3,000. Scroll down to see a few of the items that will be for sale. 

Aretha wore this sequin romper with a red silk taffeta vest during a performance at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City in 1991.

The auction house expects the look to fetch between $2,000 and $3,000.

Source: Julien’s Auctions

The „Queen of Soul“ went for a professional formal suit when she appeared on „The Oprah Winfrey Show“ in 1994 to celebrate the host’s 40th birthday.

The suit is expected to sell for between $800 and $1,200.

Source: Julien’s Auctions

The collection also includes sketches of some of the singer’s costumes.

This watercolor on the left shows designer Bill Beleu’s inspiration for the outfit Aretha wore to the 1983 American Music Awards. The photo on the right shows Aretha in the sequin gown with an ornate headdress. The auction house expects the signed sketch to sell for between $800 and $1,200.

Source: Julien’s Auctions/AP

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