Madonna does Marlene

I was recently signing into my email when a brilliant photograph caught my eye on the homepage. It was of Madonna looking great, so I clicked it and it was a fashion writer completely slating the outfit Madge had chosen to wear for the premier screening of her tour film MDNA.

Here’s the look she went for.

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What are your thoughts?

I’ve been a Madonna fan since the mid eighties, much to my mums disappointment, but of late Madge hasn’t been doing it for me like she once did. I hope this could mean she’s back on form fashion and music wise- maybe wishful thinking but a girl can dream right?

I really love this look and I cant understand how someone could be a fashion writer (assuming they know some fashion history) and slate it.

Here’s Marlene Dietrich working the tux look, hell you can even see my version of the tux look here. I think its a classic, strong look for a woman.


If you are a lady reader have you ever worn a tux? How did it make you feel and what were others reactions?

Any gents out there- love or loathe wearing a tux?

Answers on a postcard please (or just a comment at the bottom will suffice) I’d love to know. I’m a bit nosy like that.


  1. June 23, 2013 / 11:16 am

    Love the androgynous look and playing around with people’s concepts of what is sexy and attractive. I have never worn a tux but would love to xxx

    • Susie
      June 23, 2013 / 7:23 pm

      You could so pull it off Vicky! Thanks for the comment x