Sunday Style Icon: Marilyn Monroe

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“I like animals. If you talk to a dog or a cat it doesn’t tell you to shut up.”

“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.”

-Marilyn Monroe

Yesterday my friend brought around the film My Week With Marilyn. Since watching it I’ve been in a fit of Monroe mania. Out of this mania grew a new My Fair Lipstick column. Every Sunday I want to take a look at some of the stylish peeps of history … starting with the world’s first ever sex symbol.

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Olives for anti ageing and dehydrated skin

Olives for anti ageing skin

I’ve been unwell. Ah, woe is I. When I’m sick all I want to do is lie in bed with my laptop. As usual, I became stuck in a YouTube blackhole. You ever go there? It’s so very difficult to get out of it once you’re in. Two hours later I discovered two wonderful things. 1) I am in love with Rebel Wilson and 2) Botani has a YouTube channel with some interesting facts and tips.

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Men in Makeup: A Celebration

The 35th Annual Mardi Gras just finished and what a celebration. Kate and I have always been big fans of the festival. At aged 14 we were in the parade showing our support as fruit fairies. Now it’s all done and dusted, it got me thinking about men in makeup.

David Bowie as the Goblin King in The Labyrinth, 1986

David Bowie as the Goblin King in The Labyrinth, 1986

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