Monday, March 18, 2013

Why We Love Marilyn, pt.2

Her Figure.

In one of the most famous shots of Marilyn, here she is, wearing the iconic 'flesh and beads' dress as she sang 'Happy Birthday' to JFK. For many, her curves were perfection. (Wasn't Tinkerbell modeled after Marilyn?) This dress hugs and exposes just about every feature that she was known for. And photos like this make Marilyn hard to forget. How many women before or since Ms. Monroe could make eyes boggle by simply walking into a room? Sure, there are plenty of beautiful women out there, and Victoria Secret models that come and go, but how many of them do you know by name? How many have left an impression on pop culture? How many have become legends?

Read more about Marilyn and her affair with JFK in O! Jackie.

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