Monday, November 12, 2012

Celebrity Style Files: Marilyn Monroe

When it comes to Hollywood icons they don’t get much bigger than Marilyn Monroe. With her signature peroxide crop and bright red pout, famous curves and womanly wiggle, the actress is still the poster girl for old-school glamour. And no wonder – whether she was sporting that legendary white halterneck dress, draped in diamonds and fur or clad in a snug fifties sweater and Capri pants, she always looked the part – the ultimate blonde bombshell. On the eve of the release of new movie ‘A Week With Marilyn’, starring this month’s cover star Michelle Williams, take a look back at some of her most noteworthy looks…

Marilyn Monroe , 1956 by Jack Cardiff © Jack Cardiff

Marilyn Monroe, artwork for The Prince and The Showgirl poster, courtesy The John Kobal Foundation.

Marilyn Monroe wears a sparkly black dress to perform for the troops in Korea, 1954.

Marilyn Monroe wears a collared tweed dress in LA

Marilyn Monroe wears a blouse and pinstripe trousers in LA, January 1954.

Marilyn Monroe wears a halter-neck jumpsuit whilst in Palm Springs, January 1954.
Marilyn Monroe and Lauren Bacall at the premiere of 'How to Marry a Millionaire' in LA, November 1953.

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