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UV Icon: Jean Harlow

July 26, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Vintage Inspired

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Before Marilyn, there was Jean Harlow, the original “Blonde Bomshell.” She left her mark on Hollywood and pop culture with her signature platinum locks and “laughing vamp” persona.

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Harlow rose to fame in the 1930s and was labeled a screen siren for her revealing costumes and quick witted dialogue. Her signature towheaded look inspired a platinum craze with many fans dying their hair to match hers.

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During her short ten year career, Jean Harlow established herself as one of the silver screen’s most captivating actresses and was a key inspirational figure for both Marilyn Monroe and Madonna. Ms. Harlow, tonight we “Vogue” in your honor.

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