Fashion designer Agnès B has assembled a group of creatives to put different spins on her classic black ‘snap cardigan’ for a new exhibition, opening in Manhattan this weekend and on display until March 1st, Flaunt reports. Among them is photographer William Strobeck, who has put the cardigan on a lifesize cutout of Marilyn in Bus Stop. A Monroe fan herself, Agnès B has said she was touched by the simple elegance of Marilyn’s possessions during a private view of The Personal Property of MM at Christie’s in 1999.
Agnès B Inspired by Marilyn
The French fashion designer, Agnès B, has revealed in a video posted by The Awl that she was given a private view of the Christie’s auction of Marilyn’s personal property in 1999. She was touched by the simple elegance of Marilyn’s possessions, a world apart from today’s celebrity culture of ‘bling.’