13 Surprising Items That Made Celebrity Looks Iconic
Just using simple items, celebrities make their look so beautiful and even iconic that when it comes to them, we remember their looks with these items. For example, Marilyn Monroe, one of the most iconic female screen legends of all time, often appeared in gorgeous dresses with light-colored fur, or Lady Gaga is known for wearing shoes with huge soles.
We’ve gathered photo archives and found the stylish details that celebrities used to spice up their looks. Scroll down to see them.
#1 Frida Kahlo - flower crown
#2 Marilyn Monroe - light-colored fur
Source: M. Garrett
#3 Catherine Deneuve - shoes with a metal buckle
Source: © Belle de Jour / HBO MaxIn the movie “Belle de Jour”, we notice that Catherine Deneuve often wore Roger Vivier shoes that revealed the main character’s feelings. After it was released, the shoes quickly became popular and the actress still works with Roger Vivier today.
#4 Brigitte Bardot - hair ribbons
#5 Grace Kelly - headband and Hermes bag
Source: © ASSOCIATED PRESS / East News
#6 Michael Jackson - white glove
Source: © ASSOCIATED PRESS / East NewsTo make himself cooler on the stage, Michael Jackson wore a white glove. It not only grabbed fans’ attention but hid his vitiligo.
#7 Iris Apfel - giant glasses
#8 Jane Birkin - wicker basket
Source: Laurent MAOUSIt’s hard for Jane Birkin to find the right bag, which is the reason she always had a wicker basket. She even bought one of the baskets that villagers in Portuguese carry fish.
#9 Lady Gaga - shoes with huge soles
Source: © MAVRIXONLINE.COM / EAST NEWSLady Gaga showed fans when appearing in a pair of iconic shoes from Alexander McQueen in the “Bad Romance” video. The 12-inch-high shoes absolutely matched her style.
#10 Karl Lagerfeld - fingerless gloves
#11 Elton John - unusual glasses
#12 Kurt Cobain - woolen cardigan
Source: Frank Micelotta ArchiveKurt Cobain liked wearing baggy and old T-shirts. The green cardigan that he wore on MTV Unplugged became iconic. Even someone bought it for 334,000 dollars.
#13 John Lennon - round glasses
Source: © Screen Prod / PhotononstopAs a child, John was nearsighted. The first time that he wore glasses was on the set of “How I Won the War”. Over time, he found a model that he liked, he wore golden frames and started putting on darkened lenses. Even when turning 31, he couldn’t see his guitar without his −8.25 and −7.5 diopter glasses.