Iconic's Blog – May 2011 Archive (3)

Marilyn Monroe and Chanel No.5

Marilyn Monroe said: "What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5..." She didn’t know then, but this would go down in history: it’s a quote that links two legendary icons, the actress Monroe herself and the mythic Chanel No. 5.



The perfume is a timeless symbol of sophisticated elegance, one which has lost none of its allure. It’s reached its ninetieth birthday and it’s…

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Added by Iconic on May 22, 2011 at 13:29 — 2 Comments

Hugh Hefner's Iconic Bunny - Playboy

Hefner was gifted with an ironic stroke of fate when the original “Stag Club” name that was going to grace his new men’s magazine was legally blocked by Stag magazine. He needed a new handle, and the stag was soon converted to the now iconic bunny, one of the most renames in history.

In 1960, when the very first Playboy Club opened– the so-called icon of the sexual…

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Added by Iconic on May 10, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Mexico 68 -Black Power

In the 200 m medal award ceremony, African-American athletes Tommie Smith (gold) and John Carlos (bronze) raised their black-gloved fists as a symbol of "Black Power". The Australian Peter Norman, who had run second, wore an American "civil rights" badge as support to them on the podium. As punishment, the International Olympic Committee banned Smith and Carlos from the Olympic Games for…

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Added by Iconic on May 5, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments


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