Inspiration – Marilyn Monroe

July 7, 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve done an inspiration post, I thought these were beautiful and had to be shared.

All photos are by Richard Avedon and depict Marilyn Monroe dressed up as other cinema legends, in 1957. How great are these?

Marilyn as Theda Bara

Marilyn as Lillian Russell

Marilyn as Marlene Dietrich

Marilyn as Jean Harlow

Marilyn as Clara Bow

(Found on Retronaut.)

Any plans for the weekend? Today I’ll be going to Lincoln for my friend’s birthday party – which will include a clairvoyant and a meal, tomorrow I’ll be visiting a Vintage Fair in London, courtesy of Lakota, who was kind enough to host a giveaway on her blog! It’s a done deal that I’ll have plenty of photos to share.

Have a great weekend!

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  • Reply Style Sud-Est July 7, 2012 at 08:19

    Hi Sarah!

    Awwww Richard Avedon one of the greatest!
    I was reading your other post about the film you watched
    I hope your situation gets resolved in a near future
    Plans for the weekend? I think you know mind already!

    Keep an eye on Instagram tomorrow:)


  • Reply Diana Teodoro July 7, 2012 at 11:17

    Adorei! É engraçado como não nunca me tinha deparado com estas fotos. Obrigada por partilhares.;)
    Diana do http://thegirlwhocouldntbeafashionista.blogspot.ie/

  • Reply ernø July 7, 2012 at 13:01

    Richard Avedon phtos are perfect !

  • Reply señora Allnut July 7, 2012 at 20:29

    so Gorgeous photos, perfectly performed and fabulous inspiration!

  • Reply Jenna Hughes July 8, 2012 at 03:52

    she's so classic


  • Reply Connie July 8, 2012 at 05:58

    I've never seen these before! Talk about inspiration….

  • Reply Mary Lou July 8, 2012 at 08:28

    oh my god can you imagine i´ve never seen this fotos before! they are brilliant! thank you for sharing darling!

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