Fifty years after her death, Marilyn remains an incandescent movie star, legendary sex symbol, and a woman whose private life fascinates the public-but the story never before showcased is Marilyn Monroe's enduring impact on fashion. From the pink satin "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" gown, to the pleated white dress from The Seven Year Itch to the revealing nude sheath worn to sing "Happy Birthday" to JFK, Marilyn created endless unforgettable looks. Before they were household names, she wore Ferragamo pumps, carried Gucci bags and wore the designs of Oleg Cassini, Norman Norell, Emilio Pucci and Jean Louis. In an era of Peter Pan collars, poodle skirts, and repressed sexuality, Marilyn's sexy style and ability to spot up-and-coming designers made her a fashion visionary. Marilyn in Fashion traces the evolution of her style, from wholesome sweetness early in her career, to sex kitten looks in the '50s, to elegant sophistication in the last years of her life. The text details the designers of her ensembles, where she wore them, and their influence on fashion. Behind-the-scenes stories reveal how the star often worked closely with designers to create looks befitting the Marilyn Monroe image. Illustrated with hundreds of rare and never-before-published photos, Marilyn in Fashion fabulously traces the style evolution of the ultimate Hollywood icon.
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Descrizione libro Running Press, 2012. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110762443324
Descrizione libro Running Press, 2012. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: She was an incandescent movie star, legendary sex symbol, and a woman whose private life fascinated the publicbut the story never before showcased about Marilyn Monroe is her enduring impact on fashion. From the revealing nude sheath worn to sing Happy Birthday to JFK to the pleated white dress from The Seven Year Itch, Marilyns looks defied the 1950s era of poodle skirts and marked her as a fashion icon ahead of her time. In this book, exhaustively researched text discusses her signature styles and work with designers. Featuring a dazzling array of photos (most never before published or not seen in decades), Marilyn in Fashion traces the style evolution of the ultimate Hollywood icon. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0762443324