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Get the Marilyn look!

by Goddiva Account 05 Oct 2022

Marilyn Monroe was no stranger to the red carpet and spotlight. She knew exactly how to work the camera and wear dresses that complimented her every curve and flattered her silhouette whilst staying true to her style. This is what made her stand out and is the reason why she is considered one of the greatest fashion icons of all time. Millions of women from around the world have always tried to emulate the “Marilyn look” and bought replicas of her most famous outfits. With the movie ‘Blonde’ making its premiere on Netflix, the Marilyn hype has once again hit high, and we have all been reminded of the style icon that Marilyn was. The movie stars Ana De Armas as Marilyn Monroe and already has Oscar buzz for her outstanding performance, along with an incredible 14-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival. Although the movie has received mixed reviews since its release online, we can’t get over the beautiful outfits that were remade for the movie. That is why we have put together the ultimate guide on how to look and get the ‘Marilyn look’ and shine like one of the greatest movie stars of all time.

The Millionaire

Goddiva wrap style spaghetti strap maxi with split – blush

Goddiva wrap style spaghetti strap maxi with split – blush

Inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s classic movie, ‘How to Marry A Millionaire’ , this stunning blush beauty will grab everyone attention. This stunning wrap style maxi dress has a sexy split elevating the entire look. Its spaghetti straps and sleeveless style give it an elegant and sophisticated vibe which makes it perfect for evening outings like date nights or formal events. It’s sparkling pink effect will make you shine like a 50s movie star on any occasion.

Red Carpet Queen

Goddiva satin band bandeau maxi dress - red

Goddiva satin band bandeau maxi dress - red

No one could rock a red carpet as Marilyn did. She made it her private runway show and everyone’s eyes were always on her. Satin maxi dresses were always her go-to choice for a fancy and elegant look on the red carpet. Like this beautiful off-the-shoulder dress in the classic red tone that makes it an ideal choice for black tie events, proms and glamorous events. This dress oozes elegance and class, just like Marilyn. You can’t go wrong wearing this dress to your upcoming event.

Diamonds are A girl’s Best Friend

Goddiva bandeau maxi with thigh split – hot pink

Goddiva bandeau maxi with thigh split – hot pink

The iconic hot pink dress worn by Marilyn in ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ while performing the iconic song, Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, will forever be considered one of the most glamorous and timeless pieces to be worn on the silver screen and now you can rock it too! This stunning Goddiva dress will make you feel like a queen and will steal the show wherever you go.  The thigh split and bodice fit adds a feminine touch while flattering and showcasing every curve! The sweetheart neckline and strapless look highlight your bust whilst adding a romantic touch to a sexy dress.


Goddiva foil pleated flare maxi dress - gold

Goddiva foil pleated flare maxi dress - gold

Everyone knows about Monroe’s famous subway dress scene from ‘The Seven Year Itch’. Thousands of women try to buy a replica or similar dress and we found the perfect match. This striking and elegant maxi dress is the perfect addition to your Marilyn look and is ideal for the upcoming season festive outings. Its breathtaking gold tone and shimmering style are ideas for bridesmaids, black tie events, galas and fancy events.

Super Star

Goddiva off-the-shoulder draped sleeve maxi dress - red

Goddiva off-the-shoulder draped sleeve maxi dress - red

Say yes to all occasions with this one-of-a-kind, glamorous, classic off-the-shoulder dress by Goddiva. Nothing says movie star better than this beauty. Its draped style and unique jewelled red colour will have you stand out in any crowd. It is ideal for bridesmaids, wedding guests, evening occasions and red carpets. Feel like a glamorous style icon in this stunning gown!

Marilyn Monroe will always inspire us all with her beauty, elegance and style. For more breathtaking Marilyn-inspired looks go to Goddiva.


Written by Mel Xenophontos

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