Kim Kardashian Channels Marilyn Monroe for Sexy Vogue Brazil Shoot: See Her Glam Transformation

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Kim Kardashian West‘s decision to go platinum back in March was originally inspired by a photo of Madonna, but the bold hair move also helped her channel another famous icon: Marilyn Monroe. The 34-year-old star covers Vogue Brasil’s body issue, which celebrates her as a symbol of the new silhouette for the red carpet — the “Marilyn Monroe of 2015.”

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Shot by Ellen Von Unwerth, Kim gives her best pin-up girl poses in the two cover photos, wearing a crop top in one and posing topless with long leather gloves in another. The magazine mentions that a wig was ordered for the shoot, but since Kim went blonde just before, it was not needed to complete her Marilyn transformation.

“I challenge anyone to try to do everything I do and then tell me whether or not I have talent,” Kim tells the magazine in the interview, which also touches on her body image, career and new selfie book, Selfish.

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The star posted a short promo video as well, showing her glam process with a number of old-timey looking makeup brushes. (That’s not an oval hairbrush she’s grazing across her shoulder, it’s one of these.)

What do you think of Kim’s Marilyn Moment? Sound off below.

–Brittany Talarico

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