Marilyn Monroe fashion look books and denim jeans icon


DENIM ICON MARILYN MONROE

WHO: Norma Jeane Mortenson (Marilyn Monroe)
BORN: June 1, 1926
WHERE: Los Angeles, California, United States
DIED: August 5, 1962
WHERE: Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States
RESTING PLACE: Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood, Los Angeles
NATIONALITY: American
ACHIEVEMENTS: Marilyn Monroe was a singer, actor, model and film producer. Her most known films are River of No Return, Niagara, “Some Like It Hot,” The Misfits; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Seven-Year Itch. Her fine curves, blond hair and smile soon gave her the title America’s sex symbol and became the ultimate look of a pinup model. Marilyn was a gifted actor, and the American film Institute ranks her work as the sixth-greatest female star of all time. Marilyn’s stardom has grown decade after decade after her tragic death only 36 years old, and today she is probably the greatest female pop cultural icon in America ever. Her stardom is in the same league as James Dean, Elvis and Marlon Brando. TV guide network named Monroe the #1 in Film’s Sexiest Women of All Time. She won several awards in the film industry, including David di Donatello and a Golden Globe Award for her performance in “Some Like It Hot” and a BAFTA Award nomination.
WHY THE DENIM ICON? Marilyn Monroe is one of the greatest denim Jean’s moments in fashion history; male stars before her as James Dean and Marlon Brando made denim rebellious, dangerous and sexy in the mid-50s. Soon Marilyn became the female version, a self-dependent woman equally sexy and rebellious. Marilyn Monroe is the Americas biggest icon of youth fashion culture in the 1960’s and still today. In December 1953 was Marilyn the Centerfold in first issue of Playboy and soon became the most sought-after girl in the world. Her style and sporty way of wearing jeans have become a style many generations of girls have adapted and still today jean’s brands such as the copy her fashion denim style in both editorials and marketing campaigns.


LOOK-BOOK MARILYN MONROE. MISFITS


LOOK-BOOK MARILYN MONROE. DENIM JEANS ICON



LOOK BOOK MARILYN MONROE. DENIM JEANS ICON



LINKS AND USEFUL INFORMATION


Marilyn Monroe official website
Photo’s of Marilyn Monroe 1953 Life Magazine
Marilyn Monroe quotes Goodreads
Wikipedia about Marilyn Monroe
Best photos The Misfits
One of the greatest blogs on youth cultural movements and underground culture The Selvedge yard

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