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Marilyn Monroe Photoblog : My daily personal selection of rare photos of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Photoblog : My daily personal selection of rare photos of Marilyn Monroe.

tcm:Lena Horne admiring her reflection in CABIN IN THE SKY (’43)

Lena Horne admiring her reflection in CABIN IN THE SKY (’43).

Pinup Helped This Woman Embrace Her Curves

‘Dress the Part’ meets Sugar Moon, who found happiness with pinup fashion.<p>“I didn’t know about pinup because in Japan it’s not in the culture, but I love it,” says Sugar Moon, a pinup model and artist who found her way to New York. Pinup is a Western cultural tradition based on a certain kind of …


Male Models Say Mario Testino and Bruce Weber Sexually Exploited Them

For a fashion model, success is the ability to incite desire. The job requirements often include nudity and feigning seduction; provocation is a lever for sales. In the industry, boundaries between the acceptable and the unacceptable treatment of models have been etched in shades of gray.<p>This has …

The real reason Amelia Earhart is so famous

A carefully executed publicity campaign turned a pretty average pilot into an aviation legend.<p>Amelia Earhart is often thought of as the first or greatest female pilot. She was the first woman to fly solo nonstop across the United States and the first woman — and second person, after Charles …


Why you have to visit the Gucci Garden in Florence

Gucci opened Gucci Garden within the Palazzo della Mercanzia in Florence on January 10, just in time for the launch of the 93rd Pitti Uomo. Renovated …


The black outfits at the Golden Globes are part of a long history of protest fashion

This year’s somber Golden Globes red carpet, explained.<p>At the 2018 Golden Globes, you can expect the atmosphere on the red carpet to put a little less emphasis on glitz and a lot more emphasis on solemnity. In recognition of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, many attendees have committed to …

Golden Globes

Group of women enjoy a New Year’s sledding party, 1936

A group of women enjoy a New Year’s sledding party, 1936

Coming Out in Lebanon

Throughout the Middle East, gay, lesbian and transgender people face formidable obstacles to living a life of openness and acceptance in conservative societies.<p>Although Jordan decriminalized same-sex behavior in 1951, the gay community remains marginalized. Qatar, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates …

Vice Admiral Holdo: Age Representation in 'The Last Jedi' - GeekMom

Age representation in <i>The Last Jedi</i> matters. A lot. Back when Carrie Fisher passed away last year, I pleaded that Rian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy …

Star Wars

The 10 best comics of 2017

From lesbian loneliness to space explosions<p>2017 was a good year for comics. Creators young and old sent green shoots up through desiccated genres — everything from memoir to textbook to all-ages fantasy burst with talent this year. Kids continued to storm bookstores, libraries, and specialty comic …



<b>Dovima</b> wearing a dress and pleated cape by Jacques Fath in a 1956 photo by Henry Clarke for <i>Vogue</i>

Wonder Woman: 8 Things The TV Show Did Better Than The Movie (And 7 It Did Worse)

Wonder Woman is not only one of DC Comics’ premiere superheroes, but her popularity is currently at an all time high. All around the world, new fans …


Alternative Pin Up

Decorating the tree with banknotes, 1942

Louise Yuse with a Christmas tree decorated with banknotes that will be used to purchase war bonds, 1942.

Lighting of the National Christmas Tree, 1940

Lighting of the National Christmas Tree on December 24, 1940.

Watch Ashley Graham Pull a Sled in Lingerie in the Latest 'Love' Advent Video

No, not the snow-ready kind of sled; we're talking the gym kind.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>No, not the snow-ready kind of sled; we're talking …

Behind the Scenes Look Into The Boudoir Community

Ever wonder what happens during a boudoir photography retreat that is aimed to educate those to be the best in the business? The top photographers …

Pinups in the Post-Weinstein World

This is a big week for women in their underwear.<p>On Tuesday, the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, a.k.a. “the world’s biggest fashion event,” airs on TV in the United States, and millions of people are expected to tune in to watch models including Karlie Kloss and Bella Hadid and Lais Ribeiro strut …

You’re Getting Better With Age. Your Makeup Should, Too.

These days many makeup artists are less likely to talk about hiding a woman’s age and wrinkles than about playing up her individual gifts. “For me to get a great result on an older woman, age is not what I see,” said David De Leon, a makeup artist who often works with Jane Fonda. “I look for her …

Japanese college students Himeka and Mihoko on the street in Harajuku wearing vintage fashion along with items from Faith Tokyo, Emoda, Dr

Japanese college students Himeka and Mihoko on the street in Harajuku wearing vintage fashion along with items from Faith Tokyo, Emoda, Dr. Martens, and Converse. Full Looks

Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine

Marlene Dietrich in Photos: A Study in Contrasts

PARIS — It’s a common complaint among people who dislike photographs of themselves: “That looks nothing like me!” Most of them don’t possess anything close to the star wattage of Marlene Dietrich. Yet the movie legend expressed similar angst during her first meeting with the film director Josef von …

The Arts

Biden, Lady Gaga release sexual assault awareness PSA

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Lady Gaga and former Vice President Joe Biden are teaming up again to advocate against sexual assault, releasing a PSA as part of the "It's On Us" campaign started by Biden and former President Barack Obama.<p>"Lady Gaga has been the voice for people who have been forgotten, the …

Lady Gaga

Children dressed up in costumes, 1950s

Children dressed up in costumes for Halloween during the 1950s in Greenville, North Carolina.

The Rockettes Own Christmas. But Spring Is a Tough Nut to Crack.

The Radio City Rockettes have owned Christmastime for more than eight decades. But repeated attempts to create a second Rockettes franchise show for warm-weather months have not gone smoothly, and the latest effort — a big-budget, multiweek “spectacular” that had been postponed until 2018 — is no …

Dave Chappelle

Never Before Seen Images of Marilyn Monroe Released

In a new book, “The Essential Marilyn Monroe,” Milton H. Greene’s son, Joshua Greene features 284 of his father's images with 176 images never before …

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr

Roller Derby Skaters at the Starting Line, 1936

Roller derby skaters, from left, Louise Thomas, Elizabeth “Libby” Hoover, Pudge Dyer, Jayne Cummings and Mildred Arndt, are started by Harry Newman on Jan. 4, 1936.