Carole Landis' Classy-Yet-Basic '40s Style... And How To Get The Look (PHOTOS)

07/05/2012 08:36 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

The gorgeous Carole Landis always looked consistently glam with her curled coif and alluring '40s style. Take this photo, for instance, where the "One Million B.C." star is captured lounging, completely poised in a bralet top and high-waisted miniskirt. Her multi-strand pearl cuff and strappy peep-toe shoes add an element of high-fashion to this two piece style. And while this isn't the most involved look, we think the two contrasting components work. Would you pair fancy accessories with a basic outfit?

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Art by Raydene Salinas

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