Retro Fashion with Timeless Glamour
Now playing: body-conscious clothes that are sensual but never over-the-top. Actress Viola Davis channels Marilyn Monroe.
A Day in the Life
As if to offset their on-camera sexiness, actresses were often photographed looking blissfully domestic (Lena Horne tied on an apron and posed next to an oven for one publicity shot). This cool, demure dress (Talbots, $149) is a perfect showcase for Davis' well-toned arms, and the dragonfly pattern makes it delightfully summery.
Earrings, Moon and Lola. Belt, Hobo International. Bracelet, Carolee. Shoes, Christian Louboutin.