Marlene Dietrich, the fashion icon and German actress of Hollywood’s Golden Era was celebrated with a Google Doodle last week! A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google‘s homepages that commemorates special events or people.
This Google Doodle of Marlene Dietrich popped up on our screens on the day that would have been her 116th birthday. This had everyone remembering Marlene as a symbol of liberation in various forms, especially fashion.
Marlene’s big-screen appropriation of the men’s tuxedos and tophats, was a long leap at a time when women wearing trousers was still far from accepted. The Google Doodle had the internet sharing images of Marlene’s best looks, so we couldn’t help but put together a list of our favourite millinery moments by Marlene Dietrich. These images still inspire many milliners and designers today: