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Bobby
I know this is a tough one but let's go for it. Exactly the same format as the Co-stars thread, just pick your favourite outfit from each of Marilyn's movies with as little 'oh they were all wonderful, I can't choose!' as possible laugh.gif Again, I've only included Marilyn's starring roles for simplicity.

Don't Bother to Knock -
Niagara -
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes -
How to Marry a Millionaire -
River of no Return -
There's no Business Like Show Business -
The Seven Year Itch -
Bus Stop -
The Prince and the Showgirl -
Some Like it Hot -
Let's Make Love -
The Misfits -

All time favourite -
ziggy
Don't Bother to Knock - The evening gown she "borrows" from Lurene Tuttle and magically fits into.

Niagara - The provocative pink dress for the "Kiss" number.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - The iconic "Diamonds" gown. All her clothes were fab in this one.

How to Marry a Millionaire - The purple dress she wears at the Stork.

River of no Return - Love her in those jeans, loved her in jeans even more in Clash by Night.

There's no Business Like Show Business - They're all pretty horrid. I'll go with the half-decent rags she wore for "Lazy".

The Seven Year Itch - Is there a question? She could feel the breeze.

Bus Stop - The green corset with the broken fishnet stockings.

The Prince and the Showgirl - The white dress she wore throughout the film.

Some Like it Hot - The ingenius glitzy breast-baring creation by Travilla.

Let's Make Love - The purple sweater for "Daddy".

The Misfits - I love the polka dot dress, but the black one she had for court was even classier.

All time favourite - Definitely the "Diamonds" dress.
magda24
Lovely topic (as always) Bobby!

Don't Bother to Knock - evening gown
Niagara - pink "Kiss" dress
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes -
the orange dinner dress(hard competition here)
How to Marry a Millionaire -
the purple "mirror" dress
River of no Return -
jeans and blouse
There's no Business Like Show Business - I CHANGE IT: I completely forgot about her "Lazy" outfit, which i love!!!

The Seven Year Itch -
the white "Chopsticks" dress
Bus Stop -
blouse and black pencil skirt
The Prince and the Showgirl -
the one and only white dress
Some Like it Hot -
black "Running Wild" dress
Let's Make Love -
"My heart Belongs To daddy" sweater (but not what's underneath!)
The Misfits -
I love, love, love her black "divorce" dress

My favorite-I'll choose pink dress from Niagara (or from movies not listed here: little black dress from Asphalt Jungle)
Bobby
QUOTE(ziggy @ Jul 31 2008, 12:14 PM) *
Some Like it Hot - The ingenius glitzy breast-baring creation by Travilla.

Which one?! laugh.gif
Kowalczyk
Don't Bother to Knock - Actually the boring one she arrives in, I think it suits Nell more.
Niagara - The "Kiss" dress, although I would never wear it. laugh.gif
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Diamonds dress because it's iconic, although I really like the "When Love Goes Wrong" dress
How to Marry a Millionaire - Dressing gown and towel on hair thumbup1.gif
River of no Return - Jeans and blouse
There's no Business Like Show Business - Anything but "Heatwave"! I don't remember too well the others, just not this one or the AYGWYW one
The Seven Year Itch - Iconic white dress, but I like all her outfits in this one, probably my favourites
Bus Stop - Black skirt with greenish (?) top
The Prince and the Showgirl - White evening gown
Some Like it Hot - What she wears in her first appearance, complete with hat, although I like also the white dress when they arrive at the hotel
All time favourite - SYI dress but how hard is it to choose?!

Edit: My favourite SGTG dress is the white one with flowers.
Vicoria Hoffman 1975
Dont bother to knock - dress she 'borrows'
Niagara - 'kiss' dress
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Diamonds dress (second fave is orange dress she wears for dinner)
How to marry a millionaire - White dress where she walks into Freddy coming out of the apartment.
River of no return - Jeans and shirt.
Theres no business like showbusiness - 'Lazy' outfit
Seven year itch - White dress
Bus stop - Costume she wears onstage
Prince and the showgirl - White dress (but I wish she had used more dresses in the movie)
Some like it hot - 'Thru with love' black dress
Lets make love - Specialisation dress
Misfits - Jeans, shirt and denim jacket
I know 'Somethings got to give ' was not on the list but I love the suit with the beret she wore.

All time favourite, Seven year itch white dress (second fave is kiss dress from Niagara)
Katri^
Don't Bother to Knock - the dress that she borrows
Niagara - the black one that she's wearing when she's trying to leave
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - The orange dress
How to Marry a Millionaire - the purple dress
River of no Return - the yellow/red dress in the last scene
There's no Business Like Show Business - the costume she's wearing during 'Lazy'
The Seven Year Itch - White dress, of course biggrin.gif
Bus Stop - black skirt, green blouse
The Prince and the Showgirl - the white dress
Some Like it Hot - 'Running wild' dress
Let's Make Love - 'My heart belongs to daddy'- sweater
The Misfits - The Cherry dress

All time favourite - The most difficult question.. So I'll say all of the costumes in Niagara! laugh.gif
ziggy
QUOTE(Bobby @ Jul 31 2008, 11:36 AM) *
Which one?! laugh.gif



Haha, there was only one that exposed her bosom (well, practically anyway). The one she wore on the boat with Tony Curtis.
mmmMarilyn
this is fun!
Don't Bother to Knock - the simple shirtdress in the opening and closing scenes, she knew how to make plain look pretty!
Niagara - I really like the blue button down/blue skirt combo when she's leaving to go to the gift shop and her husband is telling her she's getting all fancy to go out and see her man! haha.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - The black and tan checkered dress. Amazing!
How to Marry a Millionaire - The suit she wears on the plane.
River of no Return - I'm all about the jeans in this movie!
There's no Business Like Show Business - Definitely her outfit from her "Lazy" number, I really need a huge bow like that!
The Seven Year Itch - The first outfit we see her in--it makes such an impact! (Either that or her robe throb.gif )
Bus Stop - I like her all wrapped up in the sheets when she is awoken!
The Prince and the Showgirl - As much as I love that gown she wears throughout, I really do like her in the opening scene, the black and tan number.
Some Like it Hot - I LOVE LOVE LOVE the sparkly outfits from this film, but my favorite is when they first arrive to the hotel--The white dress with the little beads on it--I would kill for that cute day dress!
Let's Make Love - I'm obsessed with the tan outfit she wears out to dinner with Clement, it is so chic.
The Misfits - The cherry dress, with the fur wrap.
All time favourite - This is SO HARD! I'd have to go with...hmm...jeepers! This is a really really hard question..umm...Ok, I'll say my SYI dress--the "my fan's caught in the door" dress, I love it on her. (but if I had a bigger list to chose from, my favorite outfit of hers hands down is the jeans and white sweatshirt combo from Clash By Night!!)
abeautifulchild
Don't Bother to Knock - The dress she borrows from Bunny's mom.
Niagara - The hot pink 'Kiss' dress, of course!
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - The gold lame dress in the scene where Dorothy and Malone look in on Lorelei dancing w/ Piggy.
How to Marry a Millionaire - I thought she looked adorable in the white robe with the towel wrapped around her head in the scene where they first meet JD...but overall the white dress she is wearing when she walks in on Schatze & JD.
River of no Return - The jeans!
There's no Business Like Show Business - Well, if I have to pick: her 'Lazy' outfit
The Seven Year Itch - My avatar! Her pink 'matador pants' ("I just didn't think it would be right to drink champagne in matador pants." laugh.gif)!!!
Bus Stop - The green lace top and black skirt she wears throughout the film.
The Prince and the Showgirl - The only white dress. She reminded me of Cinderella.
Some Like it Hot - DEFINITELY the 'I Wanna Be Loved By You' little number!
Let's Make Love - The black dress she wears towards the end.
The Misfits - The white cherries dress with the white stole she wore to the rodeo!
All time favourite - I'm going to go with the sparkly SLIH dress. Only Marilyn could have worn it!
dwane
Don't Bother to Knock - that nighty thing she "borrowed"
Niagara - either the infamous one with the "key hole" in front or that blue suit
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - the red one from the "little rock" music number
How to Marry a Millionaire - the one with the slanted strap
River of no Return - jeans and a blouse! haha
There's no Business Like Show Business - the blue one with the puffy bottom
The Seven Year Itch - the pink suit!
Bus Stop - the green bl;ouse and black skirt
The Prince and the Showgirl - that one she borrows from the studio
Some Like it Hot - the black one with fringe or the "wanna be loved" one
Let's Make Love - purple sweater and stockings
The Misfits - cherry dress or jeans and blouse! haha
All time favourite - this is hard but... right now the red sparkly one from GPB
princesshapnick
Don't Bother to Knock - The outfit that she spends most of the movie in.
Niagara - The red top and black skirt.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - The pink dress that she wore to sing 'Diamonds'.
How to Marry a Millionaire - The white dress she wore.
River of no Return - The trousers and tucked-in shirt! It's certainly a different style for MM.
There's no Business Like Show Business - The 'Heatwave' costume and the 'Lazy' outfit
The Seven Year Itch - The famous white dress that she wore over the air thing!
Bus Stop - The green top and black skirt outfit.
The Prince and the Showgirl - The dress she wore when she was stood on the balcony.
Some Like it Hot - The black outfit that she wears when we first see her in the film and the 'Loved By You' sequinned dress.
Let's Make Love - The 'Specialization' dress.
The Misfits - I haven't seen this film fully yet unfortunately.
All time favourite - The full-black outfit that she wears when we first see her in Some Like It Hot.
lorileime
1. GPB-the porthole dress. What a great feat of engineering. Every woman should dress that way to burgle someone's room.
2. GPB-Diamonds dress. Classy, classic, sexy, outrageous, a masterpiece.
3. Niagara-you know which one. It's Murder!
4. HTMAM-The airplane/Arabia dress. What a girl can't do with a good turbin!
5. HTMAM-Powder room dress. Since they won't let you show your belly button, make the dress tighter.
6. SYI-The tiger dress. Here Kitty Kitty!
7. SYI-subway dress. Do you feel the BREEZE!
8. SLIH-I wanna be loved by you dress. Yowza!
9. Love Nest-The suit she has on when she brings Jim the rent. Very "Jetsons". I love it!
10.Showbusiness-Finale dress. I like the puffy stuff!
All time favorite: Porthole dress. I just love it. It's the only one I'd wear myself!
ziggy
QUOTE(lorileime @ Aug 2 2008, 01:10 AM) *
1. GPB-the porthole dress. What a great feat of engineering. Every woman should dress that way to burgle someone's room.


Why just women?
lorileime
QUOTE(ziggy @ Aug 1 2008, 11:42 PM) *
Why just women?

Well, if a man wants to burgle my room, he needn't be too picky about what he wears! WOOF!
Vicoria Hoffman 1975
I also love the black dress she wore in 'ladies of the chorus'.
MissCaswell
Oo, great topic! biggrin.gif

Don't Bother to Knock - The simple dress that she wears in the beginning and the end - she looks adorable in it.
Niagara - I love love love the costumes of this film, I want them all in my wardrobe! My fave is probably what she wears when she gets the message from her lover in the souvenir shop.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - the lilac pencil skirt & jumper (followed by the the black & tan checkered dress)
How to Marry a Millionaire - I think she looks so elegant in the blue dress she wears for Schatze's wedding.
River of no Return - jeans & shirt.
There's no Business Like Show Business - the beige dress that she also wore when arriving in New York later that year (followed by the blue dress from the last scenes)
The Seven Year Itch - the dress from the first scene.
Bus Stop - the robe she wears when we first see her - I'm always on the look for pictures of this costume
The Prince and the Showgirl - I'd have liked to see more of whatever she's putting on when she receives the letter from the duke. But I also like the bed sheet biggrin.gif
Some Like it Hot - the silver one, she is the definition of "bombshell" in it - although she's probably the only person in the history of mankind who could wear that dress without looking horrible.
Let's Make Love - the dress she wears on the dinner date
The Misfits - she looks so elegant in the black dress with the little jacket on.
All time favourite - all the outfits from Niagara. Dangerously elegant and sexy.
lorileime
QUOTE(MissCaswell @ Aug 2 2008, 04:44 PM) *
Oo, great topic! biggrin.gif

Don't Bother to Knock - The simple dress that she wears in the beginning and the end - she looks adorable in it.
Niagara - I love love love the costumes of this film, I want them all in my wardrobe! My fave is probably what she wears when she gets the message from her lover in the souvenir shop.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - the lilac pencil skirt & jumper (followed by the the black & tan checkered dress)
How to Marry a Millionaire - I think she looks so elegant in the blue dress she wears for Schatze's wedding.
River of no Return - jeans & shirt.
There's no Business Like Show Business - the beige dress that she also wore when arriving in New York later that year (followed by the blue dress from the last scenes)
The Seven Year Itch - the dress from the first scene.
Bus Stop - the robe she wears when we first see her - I'm always on the look for pictures of this costume
The Prince and the Showgirl - I'd have liked to see more of whatever she's putting on when she receives the letter from the duke. But I also like the bed sheet biggrin.gif
Some Like it Hot - the silver one, she is the definition of "bombshell" in it - although she's probably the only person in the history of mankind who could wear that dress without looking horrible.
Let's Make Love - the dress she wears on the dinner date
The Misfits - she looks so elegant in the black dress with the little jacket on.
All time favourite - all the outfits from Niagara. Dangerously elegant and sexy.

I love that robe in Bus Stop too but I can never find any pictures of her in it. What do you have?
lorileime
QUOTE(MissCaswell @ Aug 3 2008, 03:07 AM) *

Thanks, they're wonderful.
Paju
Don't Bother to Knock - the one she borrows, I guess
Niagara - I like everything she wears in this movie, so this is difficult, but I think it's a tie between the hot pink dress and her powder blue jacket & skirt
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - again, difficult because I really love both Marilyn and Jane's costumes, but maybe it's the orange dress
How to Marry a Millionaire - the white evening gown or the bathrobe
River of no Return - all the costumes she wears when she performs - the red&black one, the green&red one and the yellow&red one... out of those the red&black one is most elegant, but I have a soft spot for the green&red one
There's no Business Like Show Business - the white and pink dress she wears before Tim sings When A Man Chases A Girl - and I also like the blue one she wears in the end of the movie
The Seven Year Itch - difficult again, since all of her white dresses are beautiful, but for some reason I really like her pink pajamas
Bus Stop - the olive green gypsy top and black skirt
The Prince and the Showgirl - the white dress
Some Like it Hot - difficult, but this time because in my opinion all of her costumes are just okay... but maybe what she wears when we first see her, or the nightie without the sheer robe
Let's Make Love - maybe the black leotard with the corset
The Misfits - the black dress
All time favourite - anything from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes marilynbybrandon_190.gif
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