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Marilyn Monroe Fashion Lookbooks And Denim Icon

Biography 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

Fear of losing her sanity

Monroe lifelong fear of losing her sanity, led to substance abuse to calm her down. She died at the age of 36, August 5 1962. The cause of death was probably an overdose of Barbiturates (a drug that acts as a central nervous system depressant)


  • 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
  • Marilyn’s stardom has grown decade after decade after her tragic death only 36 years old, and today she is probably the most celebrated 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’sFilm’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
  • Marilyn Monroe was hot, her beautiful curves, blond hair, and smile soon gave her the title America’sAmerica’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 Monroe was married two times, first with Joe DiMaggio (1942-1946) during those year’s Marilyn’s popularity proliferate as she entertained the American troops during the Second World War
  • Marilyn ‘sMonroe’s second marriage with left-wing Arthur Miller (1956-1961) became problematic, because of Miller’sMiller’s communism involvement. She divorced Miller in 1961, afterwards, she grew more interested in politics, advocated for civil rights and attended political rallies, protesting the violation of civil liberties caused by anti-Communist fervour.

Why Denim Icon?

  • Marilyn Monroe is one of the greatest denim Jeans icons in fashion history; male stars before her such as James Dean and Marlon Brando made denim rebellious, dangerous and sexy in the mid-1950s
  • Marilyn Monroe soon became the female version, a self-dependent woman equally sexy and rebellious
  • Marilyn Monroe is the Americas biggest icon of youth culture in the ‘s1960’s and still today
  • In December 1953 was Marilyn the Centerfold in the 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, jeans brands such as the copy her fashion denim style in both editorials and marketing campaigns.


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