Susan Bernard in London

Susan Bernard, author of the critically acclaimed Marilyn: Intimate Exposures, will be at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursday, March 14 for a stage reading and book signing. Marilyn: Intimate Exposures is a lavishly illustrated volume celebrating Marilyn’s enduring beauty through photographs by my father, the legendary Bernard of Hollywood and commemorates the 50 years since her passing. It includes forewords by Lindsay Lohan and the late Jane Russell. Check out BernardOfHollywood.com for more information.

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MAC Debuts Marilyn Monroe Makeup Collection

MAC Cosmetic has unveiled plans for a special makeup collection inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s glamorous beauty. The limited-edition line (in partnership with Authentic Brands Group) includes nearly 30 products — eye shadow, lipstick (think retro red and hot pink), nail lacquer and eyeliner — and will arrive in stores in October.

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Marilyn Monroe is The Icon of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

What an honor!

”Fifty years after her death, Marilyn is still a major figure in world cinema, an eternal icon, whose grace, mystery and power of seduction remain resolutely contemporary. The Festival poster captures Marilyn by surprise in an intimate moment where myth meets reality — a moving tribute to the anniversary of her passing, which coincides with the Festival anniversary. She enchants us with this promising gesture: a seductively blown kiss. The Festival is a temple of glamour and Marilyn is its perfect incarnation. Their coming together symbolizes the ideal of simplicity and elegance.”

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Marilyn Monroe is The Icon of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

What an honor!

”Fifty years after her death, Marilyn is still a major figure in world cinema, an eternal icon, whose grace, mystery and power of seduction remain resolutely contemporary. The Festival poster captures Marilyn by surprise in an intimate moment where myth meets reality — a moving tribute to the anniversary of her passing, which coincides with the Festival anniversary. She enchants us with this promising gesture: a seductively blown kiss. The Festival is a temple of glamour and Marilyn is its perfect incarnation. Their coming together symbolizes the ideal of simplicity and elegance.”

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