It’s been over 50 years since Marilyn Monroe‘s untimely death and yet the actress, singer and model still remains one of the most famous women of all time. From her blond tresses and red lipstick to that iconic white halter dress, Marilyn has inspired a legion of designers, artists, singers and actresses to recreate her trademark look time and time again. In celebration of what would have been her 89th birthday, we’re taking a look back at Marilyn’s fashion influence, from Debbie Harry to Dolce & Gabbana.
Maria Denardo is the Fashion Director at theFashionSpot. Prior to joining tFS, she worked as the Site Director at Lifestyle Mirror and the Senior Fashion Editor at Fashion Week Daily. Her "unhealthy attachment" to hats led her to the halls of FIT, where she's currently completing her millinery certification. She proves that turbans never, ever go out of style.