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The Fitting Room Chronicles: Channeling Marilyn (Again) for 2016

New Year’s Eve is probably one of the most stressful nights of the year.

All that anticipating of finding the perfect outfit to welcome a new year is no easy task. 224 more words

Behind-the-Scenes of Marilyn Monroe's Iconic Photograph

The famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, laughing as her dress is blown up by the blast from a subway vent, was shot during the filming of The Seven Year Itch in 1954 by Photographer Sam Shaw who created movie magic through this image of the star. 430 more words


Lauren Bacall's Millionaire-Marrying Racket

How to Marry a Millionaire is our go-to comedy. This 1953 technicolor confection stars Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe and Lauren Bacall as three models who pool their resources to rent a way-too-expensive Manhattan penthouse. 575 more words


Style on Film: The Seven Year Itch

The Seven Year Itch (1955), which is playing at the BFI this week as part of its month-long Marilyn Monroe retrospective, is not one of my favourite Marilyn films but it is a very summery movie – and it features some of my favourite MM summer outfits, in particular the dotty, backless, halter neck dress (above) worn by “The Girl” when she makes her rather chaotic entrance in the brownstone where literary agent Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) is living alone, having waved his wife and kids off on their vacation, during a sweltering Manhattan summer. 365 more words