Nowadays, two big stars wearing the same outfit is a major fashion faux pas, but back in Hollywood's heyday it was common practice to recycle clothes so the studios could save a few bucks. While many of Marilyn's dresses and costumes are considered to be style icons, she often wasn't the first (or the last!) to wear them. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn
Marilyn Monroe is the most written about actress in the world. From the first books in the 1950’s to the present the list is endless and new books are published all the time. This is not always a good thing as the quality of books often becomes poor depending on the knowledge and agenda of the person writing the book. Here is a collection of carefully chosen titles that bring you the very best Marilyn Monroe biographies of the past sixty years. This is my perfect Ten! by Fraser Penney for Immortal Marilyn
Marilyn and Audrey are unquestionably the two most iconic women ever to grace the silver screen. They both achieved greatness, had remarkable careers, and have attained longevity that most aspiring actors can't even imagine. They are icons in their own right, so why do so many feel the need to pit them against one another? Despite seeming very different on the surface, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn have more in common than you might think. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn
Marilyn Monroe continues to inspire new generations of fans. However, thanks to the internet, that inspiration may not actually be from her. In the last few years it's become fashionable to stick fabricated quotes on a photo of Marilyn. Here's the most popular fake Marilyn quotes, and why they're a problem.
A popular retail fashion site recently posted a blog detailing Marilyn Monroe's past lovers. Unfortunately, it contained numerous factual errors that only serve to defame Marilyn. Here is the truth. by Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn
Marilyn Monroe is oft imitated but never duplicated. These photos have made the internet rounds as Marilyn, but not one of them is actually her. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn
Show someone anywhere in the world a photo of Marilyn Monroe and chances are they'll know who she is. But how many people really knew who she was? People hear her name and conjure images of a subway blowing up a skirt or a breathy rendition of 'Happy Birthday', but the bombshell was so much more than just a dumb blonde. To learn more about Marilyn, please visit www.immortalmarilyn.com or join our group on Facebook. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn