Celebrity hounds on a budget swear by the sale rack at Star Wares, on Main Street in Santa Monica, which sells wardrobe and costumes it says were worn by celebrities. A recent sample:
Most Expensive item: Robin McCarthy purple evening gown, worn to the Academy Awards by Shirley MacLaine, $295.
Best Buy: Ann Taylor olive linen skirt, autographed by Linda Blair, $5.
Least Expensive Barbra Streisand item: beige brassiere, $35.
Number of Loretta Swit's undergarments on rack: 4. AVERAGE PRICE: $5.
White crepe shirt worn by Sonny Bono on "The Sonny and Cher Show": $10.
Best "Carol Burnett Show" buy for women: two-piece Bob Mackie pantsuit, white with orange and yellow stripes, worn by Burnett, $75.
Best "Burnett" buy for men: rust jumpsuit with jeweled belt worn by Harvey Korman, $75.