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Marilyn Monroe Style

Marilyn Monroe Style

By (author) Terry Newman


Publishing 14th Oct 2024
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    • A powerful celebration of Marilyn Monroe's enduring influence
    • Written by bestselling fashion writer Terry Newman
    • Featuring historic and rare photos of Marilyn Monroe
    • Quotes from design legends past and present, including Alessandro Michelle and the ‘King of Bling’, Bob Mackie
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    Marilyn Monroe’s world was the stuff of fairy-tale – the orphan who conquered Hollywood and hailed as the most beautiful woman in the world before her untimely death in 1962.  
    Marilyn Monroe Style celebrates Marilyn’s impact on fashion by revealing the influence of her many iconic looks. Her wardrobe encompassed sensual femininity as well as low-key minimalism.  Outfits span from shimmering showpieces such as the Jean Louis gown worn to serenade JFK on his birthday, to Pucci slacks and cats-eye spectacles. 
    Born Norma Jeane Mortensen, whenever she ‘became’ Marilyn, she mesmerised onlookers with showstopping outfits that helped make her a legend, yet throughout her life the clothes she wore represented many ways of being a woman.  
    Written by Terry Newman – the bestselling author of Taylor Swift and the Clothes She Wears – this book tells the story of Marilyn’s life through clothes and is essential reading for Marilyn Monroe fans everywhere. 

    About the Author

    Terry Newman worked in the fashion industry for more than 20 years, both as an editor at i-D, Attitude, and Self Service and as a contributing writer for newspapers including the Guardian, Independent, Times, and the Sunday Times. She has also written and presented fashion programs in the United Kingdom for Channel 4 (She's Gotta Have It and Slave). The author of Harry Styles and the Clothes He Wears (ACC), Legendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore and Legendary Artists and the Clothes They Wore (Harper Design), she has contributed to books including i-D's Fashion Now, Fashion Now 2, and Soul i-D. She currently lectures at the University for the Creative Arts in Epsom, England and lives in London with her husband and two children.

    ACC Art Books
    Publish date
    14th Oct 2024
    270 mm x 220 mm
    224 Pages
    100 color, 50 b&w
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