Category: Marilyn Monroe

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Marilyn Monroe photographed by Earl Theisen, 1947.

William Travilla designed the orange costume w…

William Travilla designed the orange costume worn by Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953). “It’s a body conscious ruched chiffon gown to just below the nee, where a graceful skirt then flows to the ground. It is trimmed with crystal beading. It enhanced Marilyn’s skin tone, as at that time the color orange wasn’t used often as it tended to wash out skin colorings on women.” – Marilyn Monroe: The Enduring Influence of Marilyn Monroe by Christopher Nickens and George Zeno.

Marilyn Monroe – Photoplay Awards 1953. 

Marilyn Monroe – Photoplay Awards 1953. 

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Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable photographed by Elliott Erwitt on the set of “The Misfits” in Reno, Nevada, 1960.

Marilyn Monroe photographed by David Cicero 19…

Marilyn Monroe photographed by David Cicero 1951

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Douglas Kirklan…

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Douglas Kirkland, November 17, 1961

Marilyn Monroe and Yves Montand at a press p…

Marilyn Monroe and Yves Montand at a press party for “Let’s Make Love” 1960. 

Photos by David Sutton

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Frank Worth, 19…

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Frank Worth, 1951

Marilyn Monroe, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Marilyn Monroe, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Marilyn Monroe, How to Marry a Millionaire

Marilyn Monroe, How to Marry a Millionaire