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18 Pictures of Marilyn Monroe Wardrobe Tests in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953)

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On 1 June 1952, Marilyn Monroe was given a surprise birthday present by Twentieth Century-Fox, namely, that she would star as Lorelei Lee in the film adaptation of the Broadway smash hit Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Judging by these behind-the-scenes wardrobe test shots, she was made for this role, just as these daringly sensual costumes were made to accentuate every curve of her figure.

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Style Trends From The 1940s

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Simpler utilitarian designs with strong silhouettes and minimal embellishments were a product of WWII, however this didn’t mean that the everyday dresser couldn’t inject some style and personality into her wardrobe. The starlets of the Golden Age of Hollywood were donning ultra-glamorous, form fitting gowns to show off their feminine curves. Enjoy these images showcasing […]

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Rare Colour “Some Like it Hot” Behind The Scenes Photographs

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“Some Like It Hot” was supposed to be filmed in colour (as were all Marilyn Monroe’s movies, according to her contract), but Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon looked greenish and unsightly in the film tests, so it was finally filmed in black and white. These rare and beautiful behind-the-scenes photographs of Ms Monroe and her cast mates […]

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Celebrities Wearing Vintage

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Celebrities love vintage too! Some of our favourite A-listers are regularly spotted wearing vintage to high profile events, parties and throughout their everyday lives. These celebrities often include Drew Barrymore, Kate Moss, Zooey Deschanel, Lady Gaga and Rachel Zoe. Below are some of our favourite snaps of celebrities looking fabulous wearing authentic vintage getup.

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Kim Kardashian’s Old Hollywood Glam Style for Her Fragrance Shoot

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Kim Kardashian has always been one of my style icons – I love the way she unashamedly embraces her curves. She has revolutionized the way modern women feel about their bodies and proven that you don’t have to fit society’s skinny blonde mould of “perfection” to be admired as one of the world’s most beautiful […]

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