Marilyn Monroe's bothered upbringing, her torturous early days spoiled by sexual abuse and schizophrenia her mother, has became a crucial part of her saga. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson in Los Angeles, Monroe was ferried between homes up till she wedded a neighbor's son at the age of 16. During World War II, she started modeling as her husband served as a Merchant Marine. In 1946, she had caught the notice of a 20th Century Fox studio executive, who contacted with her for 6-month; $125 for each week movie contract.
Small role of Monroe's in 1950's All About Eve taken her on the Hollywood map. She shot to fame featuring ditzy blondes in Monkey Business, The Seven-Year Itch and Gentleman Prefer Blondes, her blank, giddy character becoming a viewer’s favorite in the untimely '50s. Costumers hyped her raw sex appeal by place her in close-fitting, revealing clothes strange for the heavily-censored movies of the day.
Although she was generally considered as a sex symbol, Monroe undergo from a fatal need of self-confidence and a crippling case of step fright. She was infamous for showing up not going on time to the sets of her movies, as she spends a lot of time in her dressing room, tried to conquer her nerves. Other stars assessed her for her uber-sexual look at Hollywood events, with an icon Joan Crawford once complained to a journalist of Monroe's "vulgarity."
You don't want a set of platinum blonde mane for a Marilyn-inspired looks. She preferred bright red lipstick, fake eyelashes and high-arched brows. If you need to channel Marilyn for a party, seek for a white halter clothes - the style will eternally be associated to the Hollywood icon.