This Is What 20th Century Celebrity Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Fashion and Style
Marlene Dietrich was a German actress who held dual citizenship. She was well known for constantly reinventing herself. Besides her being an iconic actress, she was also a humanitarian well known for helping German and French exiles.
Rita Hayworth was born Margaret Carmen Cansino and one of the most famous American actresses and dancer in Hollywood of the forties. Hayworth was the top pinup girl for GI’s during the war as she had become the most glamorous actress of Hollywood at the time. She was also named by the press as the “Love Goddess”. The American Film Institute named her one of the top 25 stars of all time.
Sophia Loren was an Italian actress who made it big in Hollywood. The sultry and beautiful Loren was initiated into acting at the age of 16 and soon bagged a five movie contract with paramount that propelled her to stardom. Loren is also the first actress to win an Oscar in the foreign language category. Besides that Loren has won a Grammy, five golden globes, a BAFTA, a laurel, a best actress award at Cannes and an honorary Academy Award.
Bridgette Bardot was one of the biggest sex symbols of Hollywood. Born in France, she was a singer, actress, dancer and fashion model who acted in 47 movies and recorded 60 songs. She was an aspiring ballerina but changed her career to acting debuting in movies at the age of 18. She went on to become an animal rights activist after retiring from movies.
Who can forget Elizabeth Taylor the iconic starlet of Hollywood famous for her role as Cleopatra? Taylor debuted on the screen at an early age and was noted for one of her first major roles in national Velvet. She was one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood and debuted in acting at the age of ten. Taylor was also famous for changing her husbands and was married 8 times, twice to Richard Burton.