Last year marked the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death, which resulted in a slew of movies and documentaries. One year later and it appears Hollywood and the fashion industry is not ready to ease up on the usage of the blonde bombshell’s image. According to WWD, Authentic Brands Group, which owns the rights to Marilyn’s estate and licenses, recently signed a deal with Will Rich Shoes Co. LLC to create a Marilyn inspired footwear line.
The line, which according to Rich Brandt, Will Rich Shoe President and CEO, “will honor the screen siren’s signature style while encompassing contemporary looks. It will include , flats, pumps, booties and boots which will retail $39 to $79. The collection is slated for a September release, just in time for the 2013 holiday season.
Marilyn did say all a girl needs is the right shoes to conquer the world, so it makes sense that
she her estate is venturing into the footwear industry.