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Making the White Marilyn Monroe Subway Dress

If you are a fan of old movies, then I am sure you have seen the 1955 movie The Seven Year Itch, starring Marilyn Monroe. And I am also sure you remember the iconic scene where her dress is blown upwards by a passing train as she stands on a subway grate! That dress is one of the most memorable in film history. When I first got a call inquiring about pleating fabric to duplicate this very dress, I had no idea the dress was for a Snickers commercial to be played at Super Bowl 2016!     I asked the client how accurate she wanted the reproduction to be – since most people think the original dress was sunburst...

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