Marilyn Monroe ~ Black Cape

Marilyn Monroe in a black cape, circa 1955, photographed by Milton Greene.  This may be one of my favorite picures of Marilyn.  I love how her red lips are the only source of color in this photo.  So beautiful!

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Marilyn Monroe ~ Shades of Red

Marilyn Monroe with her trademark red lips and gold hoop earrings.  In this photo there appears to be a little bit of pink lipstick in the center of her bottom lip.  I wonder if this was intentional or just the way her lipstick photographed?

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Stella Stevens ~ Does she remind you of anyone?

When I first saw some images of actress Stella Stevens I did a double take.  Does she remind you of another famous blond actress?  To me she slightly resembles Marilyn Monroe.  Although definitely not identical, there are some facial similarities.  I think it is maybe the eyes and eyebrows, but I’m not quite sure.  The funny thing is that when you look at images of Stevens when she is older, she looks nothing like Monroe at all.  Absolutely no similarity.  So it must of just been the way Stevens was styled at that specific time.

What do you think? Do you see any similarities between Stevens and Monroe?

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Stevens circa 1967.

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Stevens in the 1968 film How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life.

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Stevens circa 1966.

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Learn more about Stella Stevens here.

Marilyn Monroe ~ Pretty in Pink

Marilyn Monroe looking gorgeous in a pink dress and gold earrings on the set of the 1953 film Niagara.  This is probably one of my favorite pictures of Monroe…She just looks so pretty!

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