Kylie Jenner Shocks Fans With A Marilyn Monroe Transformation

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Written by Annie Walton-Doyle

Updated: June 18, 2024

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The Queen of Reinvention has done it again! Kylie Jenner stunned fans this morning by unveiling a dramatic new look—a platinum blonde curly micro bob reminiscent of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.

The 26-year-old beauty mogul and reality star took to Instagram to debut the retro-inspired hairdo, sharing several glamour shots that had fans doing a double take. Did someone say they missed King Kylie?” she coyly captioned one post, referring to her edgy teenage persona.

The bold transformation immediately drew comparisons to Monroe’s signature blonde curls. “She’s giving modern-day Marilyn vibezzz,” one admirer commented. Another chimed in, “The ultimate bombshell blonde!”

Jenner’s glam squad clearly had a vintage vision in mind. Her iconic bob hit right at the cheekbone, with uniform blonde ringlets framing her face. The bright platinum hue was a stark contrast to her recent darker shades.

While the attention-grabbing hair was the star of the show, Jenner’s makeup added to the smoldering Old Hollywood aesthetic.

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Her makeup artist opted for a bold two-toned lip with a dark burgundy liner and mauve matte lipstick. Smokey winged liner extended up towards her temples, perfectly coordinated with her feathery long lashes and filled-in brows.

It’s full 60s bombshell. The lips, the winged liner, the perfectly groomed brows and lashes – it all works together to create this ethereal vintage vibe.

The fierce look received a roaring response from Jenner’s 368 million Instagram followers and celebrity friends. Her sister Khloe Kardashian dropped a string of fire emojis, while singer Normani gushed “Wowwww” with a heart-eye emoji.

Some fans wondered if the drastic change could signal an upcoming project or brand campaign for Jenner’s cosmetics company. “A Marilyn collection perhaps?” one commenter theorized.

Only time will tell if “King Kylie” is permanently reclaiming her throne with this bold platinum revival. But one thing’s for sure – the world will be watching to see what sartorial magic she conjures next.

With Jenner, an iconic reinvention is always just around the corner.

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