Marlene Dietrich, who popularized trousers for women and began the androgynous style well known today. Using essentially menswear such as tuxedo, top hat, bow ties and dress shoes, the actress still embodied femininity.
Marlene Dietrich - if not for photographers, cinematographers and the recording industry the world would not have the opportunity to fall in love again with women like Ms. Dietrich - she is an eternally inspiring legend
Marlene Dietrich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A still from Shanghai Express Josef von Sternberg used butterfly lighting to enhance Dietrich's features. This photograph was cited by Mick Rock as the inspiration for the iconic Queen II album cover