From Marilyn Monroe to Elizabeth Taylor, An Old Hollywood Guide to Dressing Down

During Old Hollywood's heyday, leading ladies looked just as elegant traipsing around town or lounging at home as they did on screen. Let these retro sirens be your guide to dressing glamorous on your days off.


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    Marilyn Monroe

    When you picture Marilyn Monroe, it's likely you envision her baring skin in a dripping sequin gown. However, when the blonde bombshell wasn't illuminating the screen or painting the town red, she was cozied up in classic American staples. Most often you could find Monroe in a fitted turtle neck or low-cut blouse, paired with a neutral pair of trousers and loafers. The key to keeping her basic look refined was the tailoring on each of the pieces, as they accentuated her famous curves. 

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