19 posts tagged "Marilyn Monroe"
A fond farewell to Tony Curtis, Bronx boy made good, consummate swordsman (and not just in The Vikings), nobody’s slave (not even Laurence Olivier’s), cookie full of arsenic, and—lest we forget—a man who looked better in a dress than any starlet (with the possible exception of his Some Like It Hot co-star Marilyn Monroe). The world is a duller place this morning.
Next season, Zac Posen is showing in Paris, where “they understand” his clothes. Or, well, he may be showing in Paris, since showing in New York in “today’s climate” is “difficult.” Confused? Guess the designer is, too. Nothing’s been decided, but it sounds like Posen has set his sights on the City of Light. [WWD]
Naomi Watts has been tapped to play Marilyn Monroe in the screen adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ fictionalized memoir Blonde. Ms. Watts, you’ve got some curvin’ up to do. [Page Six]
Bankers’ lunch breaks today will come with eye candy. Express celebrates its 30th anniversary this afternoon with a Wall Street fashion show, featuring Alek Wek, Izabel Goulart, and Flavia de Oliveira. The bonuses, it seems, keep coming. [Modelinia]
Of all the cute couples at the CFDAs last night (Jason Wu and Diane Kruger, Kirsten Dunst and the Mulleavys, Molly Sims and Marilyn Monroe), Lorenzo Martone and Marc Jacobs were probably the cutest. Could they be in their honeymoon phase? Not yet. Despite rumors to the contrary, the two have yet to tie the knot, so your invite actually could still be in the mail. [WWD]
Dolce & Gabbana are cutting prices, which means their clothes are slightly less bank-breaking than they were before. For spring, jeans go for $450 a pair, while a silk tulle party dress will cost you $3,589. Sweet gesture, guys. [WWD]
The chaos at Interview continues: The magazine is suing former co-editorial director Glenn O’Brien, who either quit or was fired, depending on who you ask. [WWD]
250,000 pounds worth of Dior jewelry is missing from a photo shoot in London, and you get one guess as to who the celebrity suspect is. Oh, did you guess Lindsay Lohan? Well done, well done. [The Guardian]
Mango has executed a neat do-si-do, replacing longtime brand ambassador Penélope Cruz with her Vicky Cristina Barcelona co-star Scarlett Johansson. The actress seems to be channelling Marilyn Monroe via Grease‘s Sandy in this exclusive sneak-peek photo from the Mario Sorrenti-shot Fall ’09 campaign.