Marilyn Monroe: Swimwear Icon
Saturday, June 1 would be Marilyn Monroe's 87th birthday, and in honor of the occasion we are taking a closer look at her fabulous swimsuit style. The Hollywood icon had a thing for strapless suits, polka dot bikinis, and lots of flattering ruching, and her retro look is currently having a moment. We've rounded up 10 of the bathing beauty's best looks and found similar options you can still buy today. It's no surprise practically every female celebrity has tried to emulate Marilyn: her swimwear style is totally timeless and proof that you don't need a pencil-thin model body to look sensational while lounging poolside. By Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor
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- Fri, May 31, 2013 2:28 PM EDT