Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn As You've Never Seen Her Before

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Style

Did Marilyn Monroe pave the way for androgynous style? We're used to seeing photos of the late actress in her signature slinky dresses and red lips...

Marilyn Monroe Without Makeup Is Flawless

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style

We already knew that Marilyn Monroe was one of the most beautiful women of the 20th century, but a rare photo that has started making the rounds onlin...

Memories, Nostalgia and a Loss of Innocence

Beverley Golden | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Beverley Golden

November 22, 1963. A day everyone remembers as the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The whole world mourned America's "loss of innocence". For me, it became a pivotal day. A day that changed my life - forever. I experienced my own personal loss of innocence. A loss that would inform the rest of my life.

Marilyn Monroe Had Plastic Surgery Where??

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada Style

Marilyn Monroe is known as one of the greatest Hollywood beauties who ever lived but the screen legend had one secret: She had plastic surgery. X-r...

Q and A With Mamie Van Doren

Donald D'Haene | Posted 05.25.2013 | Canada
Donald D'Haene

Mamie Van Doren, the American actress, model, singer and sex symbol was born Feb. 6, 1933. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7057 Hollyw...

What Marilyn Monroe Taught Us About Suicide Notes

Romeo Vitelli | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada
Romeo Vitelli

But could Marilyn Monroe's own writings provide clues about her suicidal intentions? Many of the letters, poems, and personal notes that Monroe wrote in the years leading up to her death were recently collected in a single book, Marilyn Monroe's Fragments. Her writings have only recently become available for serious study by suicide researchers.

Anything Girls Can Do, I Can Do Better

Donald D'Haene | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Living
Donald D'Haene

At 17 I just enjoyed reversing the gender stereotypes of my peers. I was raised in a hierarchal, conservative area (read: small-town Ontario) in the 1960s. I recall a girl sitting behind me in my Gr. 12 business class piping up, "Boys cannot be secretaries!" Personally, I thought, was she for real?

Choose Female Icons Who Transcend Style

Natasha Koifman | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Style
Natasha Koifman

Growing up, many of us look to each other for hard rules; what to wear, how to style our hair, where to shop and how to talk to boys. One of the joys of becoming a mature woman is growing out of that phase where you seek validation from other people and instead make up your own rules, define your own style and forge your own unique path... sometimes taking that "road less travelled" to get there!

Marilyn Monroe: Follow In Her Footsteps 50 Years After Her Death

Huffington Post Canada | Ilona Biro | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Travel

On Aug. 5, 2012, the world will remember the 50th anniversary of the death of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe. California has long commemorated her memo...

Best Beach Body Of All Time: Who Beat Kim Kardashian To Take Top Honours?

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 04.18.2012 | Canada Style

Marilyn Monroe died almost 50 years ago, but her bikini body is still, according to a new poll as reported by the Daily Mail, the most coveted bikini ...

Marilyn Monroe To Shimmer At The CNE

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

Visitors to this year's Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto may catch a rare glimpse of Marilyn Monroe in Canada. Images ...