The Hollywood star became the main character on the cover of CR Fashion Book China and appeared before the audience in modern luxury brands. We talk about the creation of a cult number and about the possibilities of technology in the 21st century

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: Collage: Today

2022 is the year of Marilyn Monroe. From renewed interest in her life after Kim Kardashian’s glamorous ‘presidential gown’ appearance on the Met Gala red carpet, which the influencer tore, to a new Netflix biopic starring Ben Affleck’s ex-girlfriend. To imitate Monroe’s style continues to this day. The legacy of the Hollywood screen siren is truly unparalleled. Few celebrities of the last century can boast the same popularity today as Marilyn Monroe.

Few cultural figures have been more revered for their beauty and panache than Marilyn Monroe,” said CR Fashion Book founder and creative director Karine Roitfeld.

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

After Marilyn’s birthday June 1st CR China released the fourth issue with amazing 8 covers. Marilyn Monroe herself poses for them.

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: instagram.com/crfashionbook/

The fact is that Karin, together with the team, digitized the pictures of the film star and created a model of how she could look today. To create the computer model, CR worked closely with web3 startup Amethyst and Authentic Brands Group (ABG), the brand development company that owns the Monroe estate, by the way.

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: instagram.com/crfashionbook/

CR was the obvious choice to style and present the modern day Marilyn,” says Jim Gibb, Creative Director of Marilyn Monroe Estate. Karin Roitfeld is the main purveyor of taste, and we knew that she and her team would be able to present Marilyn in a modern way without losing her it factor.

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: instagram.com/crfashionbook/

For the cover, Marilyn Monroe was dressed in contemporary luxury brands including Thom Browne, Balenciaga, Miu Miu, Fendi, Balmain and David Koma, as well as digital fashion brands Auroboros and Tribute Brand.

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: instagram.com/crfashionbook/

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: instagram.com/crfashionbook/

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: instagram.com/crfashionbook/

Marilyn Monroe in CR China

Marilyn Monroe in CR China / Photo: instagram.com/crfashionbook/

See: unique photo of Marilyn Monroe with the military during her honeymoon.