Channelling Marilyn

If film influences fashion (and by all accounts, it does) then My Week With Marilyn will cause a spike in the chart of Monroe-influenced photo shoots. The biographical drama starring Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe hits cinema screens next month, but has already put the curvaceous sex symbol and icon at the forefront of many creative minds.

Whether for the impending film or otherwise, it would seem photographer Peter Coulson is one of those minds that has Marilyn on it. Shooting model Nicole against a plain backdrop, these photos by Coulson draw attention to the vintage blonde curls and classic makeup, not to mention the classic Monroe-esque curves. Coulson’s shadowy black and white shots are particularly beautiful.

marilyn monroe inspired fashion shoot

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson
Nicole by Peter Coulson

For more of Peter Coulson‘s Monroe-inspired shoot of model Nicole, click on the thumbnails above.

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