Ana de Armas also got to the Oscars thanks to Marilyn Monroe, or rather her performance in Blonde. And some of that diva charm is still with her, as demonstrated on the red carpet at the 2023 Oscars.
There Marilyn Monroe Mania it hasn’t disappeared yet. 2022 was a particularly marked year for the Hollywood diva, both for the release of Blonde on Netflix both why Kim Kardashian decided to pay homage to her by wearing one of her dresses. An unwelcome choice and promptly criticized by those who would have preferred to know that dress was safe rather than worn by an influencer. And Kardashian’s effort to explain her motivations was worth little: the ruling on the web hasn’t changed. And, in view of the Oscars 2023Also Ana de Armas wanted to pay homage to Marilyn Monroe.
Considering he had the pleasure and honor of playing her in Blonde, which however was a highly criticized film (so much so that it won a Razzie Award), Ana de Armas deserved the only Oscar nomination for best actress for her performance. For this she reached the red carpet and took part in the making ceremony gift to the character who made all of this possible: Marilyn Monroe.
Ana de Armas, your Oscars are a tribute to Marilyn Monroe
Impossible to forget the choice of Kim Kardashian to the previous one Met Gala. At the time, the American entrepreneur wore a real Marilyn Monroe dress studded with diamonds and made for the diva by Bob Mackie. Clad in six thousand crystals, the dress the actress wore to sing “Happy Birthday Mr President” ended up in his hands even if only for a few minutes. Kim Kardashian said she had one made replies and that she only wore the original for a few minutes on the Met red carpet, after which she wore the copy for the duration of the event. But her choice has equally attracted criticism and today Marilyn’s dress seems to be unattainable again. However, nothing prevents you from being able to pay homage to both as Ana de Armas did with the support of Louis Vuitton.
The actress ended up on the red carpet of the Oscars 2023 wearing a dress that is intended as an homage to the diva she played for Netflix. It is an entirely nude creation covered in crystals by the maison. The mermaid cut skirt is covered in rouches that look like flower petals. In addition, Ana de Armas proposed silver sandals and jewels of the maison (bracelet, ring and earrings in white gold). Even before the 95th edition of the Academy Awardsthe actress of Blonde participated in a Pre-Oscar Party organized by Netflix. And on that occasion her dress is a clear tribute to Marilyn Monroe. In fact, the connection is much simpler in this case.
During the Netflix Oscar Nominee Celebration held in Los Angeles during the weekend before the 2023 Oscar ceremony, Ana de Armas proposed a nude-effect midi that recalls the one worn by Marilyn Monroe. Her dress with thin straps and rigid bodice is very reminiscent of that of the diva and seems to be a main theme for de Armas considering that the Oscar nomination is thanks to Marilyn Monroe. In this case the dress bears the signature of David Koma. Although now far from the scene like Marilyn Monroe, Ana de Armas has shown that she has not yet lost her Marilyn style.