Photo Essays

Sophia Loren at 75

The great Italian actress celebrates a milestone birthday on September 20. A photographic tribute to cinema's iconic beauty

Emilio Pucci at 100: Brilliant by Design

Emilio Pucci, the Italian designer known for striking, geometric patterns and wildly (but always tightly conceived) variegated colors in his fashion work, was...

Everybody into the Pool!

There’s a reason we rarely see photographs of people in swimming pools with huge frowns on their faces: namely, because jumping into — or lolling about in, or...

LIFE at Home With Marilyn Monroe, 1953

When Alfred Eisenstaedt photographed Marilyn Monroe at her Hollywood home in 1953, the 54-year-old LIFE staffer and the 26-year-old actress were — on the face of...