The Truth About Marilyn’s Iconic ‘Pearl’ Necklace

The necklace worn by Marilyn in Richard Avedon’s publicity shots for Some Like It Hot have been declared the most iconic pearl image in history, in a poll conducted by British chocolatier Thornton’s to promote their new ‘Thornton’s Pearl’ range, the Scottish Sun reports. (There’s just one problem with that – the white beads she wore weren’t actually pearls!)