Marilyn Monroe Collection
Montblanc Muses Marilyn Monroe Special Edition Pearl
Background Marilyn Monroe (1926 – 1962) has become an American cultural icon, celebrated by many all over the world. The actress was a prodigy of Lee Strasberg and one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s. To this day she continues to inspire women all over the globe ensuring her status as cultural a culture and style icon. The design was inspired by the iconic high-heels which Marilyn wore, reflecting her femininity and sensuality. The color of the writing instrument draws inspiration from her iconic white dress from the movie *The Seven Year Itch* (1955). The shape of the clip with the pearl recall her jewelry and love of pearls. A fine engraving of her portrait was chosen to decorate the 14kt gold fountain pen nib, and is available in M and F widths, cartridge fill. The collection is completed with a matching rollerball and ball pen.
Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) became one of the most popular actresses of the 1950's. In 1959 she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress for *Some Like It Hot*. It has been voted one of the best films ever made in polls by the American Film Institute. Her last completed film was the drama *The Misfits* (1961). Marilyn Monroe is a rich character with several facets: An amazing actress, a sensual beauty, and an inspiration for active feminism. The richness reflects the constant fascination she is producing and explains why she is still the most famous star in the world, and an icon of femininity open to constant re- interpretations. The overall design of the pen is inspired by the heel of Marilyn's shoes, reflecting her femininity and sensuality. The red color of the precious resin shows the lipstick she used to highlight her lips and creating her iconic look. With a gorgeous clip of pearl for her favorite jewelry and a champagne tone gold-coated signature. The 14kt gold fountain pen nib is available in M and F widths and is cartridge fill.