Monkey Business

“Monkey Business”

A flowing scarlet gown with a purple sash, designed by noted American designer Oleg Cassini, who was married to actress Gene Tierney. This gown was first worn by Tierney in 1951’s “On The Riviera” from Twentieth-Century Fox. Marilyn wore the gown to premiere of “Monkey Business” in 1952, and also for a photo shoot which today reflects some of the most famous images of Marilyn Monroe.

This gown was also worn by Gene Tierney in an advertisement for Tru-Glo Liquid Make-Up.