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Posts tagged ‘Marilyn Monroe’

Kate Upton Stars In Vogue Germany’s Fashion Film ‘It Had To Be You’

10 December 2012, 13.54 | Posted in Film, Magazines | 1 comment »

We shared the Vogue UK cover for January starring Kate Upton last week. Now we learn that Miss Upton also is the star in a fashion film for the German edition of the fashion magazine as directed by Bruce Weber and showing the blond and blue-eyed model in the typical American style of the ’50s.

Nice work, but in my opinion Vogue is attempting to position her as the new Marilyn Monroe, which makes sense in a way, but do we really need yet another copy?

Inside Chanel: The Story Of Chanel No.5 – Chapter 2

15 November 2012, 17.44 | Posted in Fragrence, video | No comments »

To tell the stories behind the iconic brand and designer, Chanel releases a video series to get a better understanding of what lies behind the perfume Chanel No.5. This second video focusses on Marilyn Monroe and her legendary answer to the question: “What do you wear to bed?” Do you remember what she answered?

Get the answer by watching the video above.

Old Baby Doll Tees

16 September 2008, 18.49 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Fashion | No comments »

We always complain about the dearth of women’s streetwear brands so it always makes us pleased as punch to see new labels emerge. OldBabyDoll is the latest entry and it’s looking like a good one. According to creative director Sabrina Thornton, OBD, each season’s collection includes iconic female images.

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On why Marilyn (in the tee on the left), Sabrina comments: "We believe she is one of the most sexiest, free, beautiful women that has ever walked this earth. She went against the grain with no boundaries. She was a sex symbol when it was not cool. She was such a trailblazer. Of course there is Pam Grier, Harriet Tubman, Janice Joplin, Dorothy, Billie and the list goes on. But it can be so easy to forget who or what has laid this foundation down for women today. I feel like she is what Old BabyDoll reps. She sexy but street enough to get what the hell she wants in life."
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