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Christie Brinkley’s Travilla Moment

This blue dress worn by model Christie Brinkley at this week’s Tony Awards is reminiscent of the costume designed by Travilla for Marilyn’s ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’ number in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

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Britney Spears: ‘Femme Fatale’

Britney Spears opened her new ‘Femme Fatale’ tour in Sacramento on Thursday with this number inspired by Marilyn’s famous ‘upskirt scene’ from The Seven Year Itch. reporting for MTV, Nicole James was starstruck: “Britney’s channeled Marilyn before (see: her super … Continue reading

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‘Save the Dress’ Campaign in NYC

As the Debbie Reynolds Auction approaches (catalogue here), Darlene Newman of the entertainment technology company, inQuicity, has launched a fundraising campaign to bring the famous white dress from The Seven Year Itch back to┬áNew York. The ‘Save the Dress’ campaign … Continue reading

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Marilyn in the Blogosphere

First, some sad news: Grauman’s Chinese Theatre is to be sold, reports Melinda at The MMM Blog. Dressing Marilyn, an illustrated tribute to William Travilla’s costume designs for Marilyn, will be released in October. By Andrew Hansford and Karen Homer, … Continue reading

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Debbie Reynolds’ MM Costume Sale

Debbie Reynolds appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show recently, to discuss the upcoming sale of her historic Hollywood collection, with Profiles in History later this year, including several costumes worn by Marilyn in her most famous roles – including Travilla’s … Continue reading

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