Vamp it Up With These Marilyn Monroe Costume Ideas

There is certainly more than one type of Marilyn Monroe roofing contractors monroe la costume available today. When we think of Marilyn, we often have a few different images that instantly spring to mind. A truly beautiful woman, with real curves, Marilyn Monroe was a true screen legend of the 1950’s. Her platinum blonde hair and beauty spot instantly recognizable, even today.

Probably the most memorable dress that is available as a costume, was the white halter dress from the movie, “The Seven Year Itch”. This beautiful dress was worn in the scene where she was standing over a subway vent and the dress blew up all around her. Almost every costume supplier has a version of this white dress, and there are deluxe versions available to ensure you get that lovely billowing skirt.

If you want to dress up in a show stopping number, dripping with diamonds, then the hot pink dress from the movie “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”, is also available as a costume. Marilyn wore this dress while singing “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend”. We all hum that classic song from time to time.

For the ultimate in Marilyn Monroe sexiness, try the costume that has been designed to replicate the one she wore when singing Happy Birthday to the then President Kennedy in 1962. This dress caused a real stir with its sheer, flesh colored design. The original dress had 2500 rhinestones sewn into it for sparkling effect. It was so tight that she was actually sewn into it herself, hence it was well know that she had no underwear underneath this dress.

There are two costume designs that replicate this dress. There is a lovely golden costume dress, that is not so tight fitting for those of us who are a bit concerned about our curves. Then there is also a platinum costume dress that is a bit more tighter fitting. Either way, these two Marilyn Monroe costumes are befitting of a red carpet walk, or maybe if you are off to a fiends fancy dress birthday party, a rendition of Happy Birthday in a sultry voice may be in order.


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