These 9 Outfits Prove That Marilyn Monroe Is a Timeless Style Icon

As time continues to move forward, the list of style icons continues to grow. However, no matter how many years pass by, there will always be a select few who stay at the forefront of our minds. One such icon is Marilyn Monroe. Blame it on her unparalleled stardom, which cemented her status as a household name and style icon in Hollywood, or her effortlessly chic off-duty ensembles, but there’s no question that Marilyn Monroe’s outfits are simply timeless.

Monroe perfectly captured the epitome of classic style whether she was wearing a simple sweater and capris, a little black dress, or luxurious gown. To show you what we mean, we’ve pulled together the late actress’s most iconic ensembles that prove she’ll always be an inspiration for fashion lovers everywhere. Scroll down to see them all below.

Marilyn Monroe pink dress

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This ensemble was so good Madonna re-created it for her "Material Girl" music video.

Marilyn Monroe casual outfit

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If you're looking for an effortlessly chic outfit, try a turtleneck dress with sandals.

Marilyn Monroe turtleneck and white pants

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For those of you who want to wear a timeless outfit combination, you'll never go wrong with a classic turtleneck and capris.

Marilyn Monroe Norma Jeane outfit

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Create a modern-day version of this ensemble with a pair of overalls and a striped tee.

Marilyn Monroe skirt suit

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No one knew how to style a chic skirt suit like Marilyn Monroe, and this outfit is making us want to pull off the look for 2019.

Marilyn Monroe naked dress

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The famous actress sang "Happy Birthday" to President Kennedy in a glittering gown, and there's no doubt it's one of the most memorable renditions of the song to date.

Marilyn Monroe little black dress

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Perhaps Monroe knew what she was doing when she put on this classic LBD. And thanks to its timeless silhouette, you can wear the same look today without a second thought.

Marilyn Monroe Seven Year Itch white dress

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This is one look that needs no introduction.

Marilyn Monroe gold dress

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Monroe had plenty of glamorous moments to last a lifetime, but this metallic, pleated dress takes the cake—especially as it became a staple style at hot spots like Studio 54.

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