Monday, January 17, 2011

Status Symbols

Audrey Hepburn 
Audrey's effect on society was her hair, eye make up and clothing. People would and still like to mimic her hair bang style and her dark hair color. The way she did her make eye makeup, which was black eyeliner on her top eye lid, making it give that  cat's eye look.  Her style in clothing, which was from her area, she would wear a lot of "Dior New look" style kinda dress's, and flats. She showed it was fashionable to be conservative, and gave off a sweetheart vibe.  



Marilyn Monroe  
Marilyn's effect on society was her blonde hair, red lips, and fake eyelashes. Her style in clothing was real sexy and how comfortable she was doing it. She was the first actress to pose for Playboy because she was on the first issue of Playboy. She posed nude. Elton John recorded the song "Candle in the Wind" as a tribute to Marilyn Monroe. In February 1953, Marilyn was named the “The Most Advertised Girl in the World” by the Advertising Association of the West. 


Coco Chanel
Coco's effect on society was fashion. 'The little black dress" came from her. She made it OK to wear costume jewelry. She made " little boy" look a fashion trend, she  adapted more comfortable fashions for women. Coco introduced her signature cardigan jacket in 1925. She also introduced pea jackets and bell bottom pants for women. Coco was one of the first to realized dressing famous actresses with her fashions, so that they were walking advertisements. 




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