Icon: Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams

0 Posted by On October 31, 2013 In Icons

At the risk of putting anyone off–in my mind, Morticia Addams will always be firmly represented by Anjelica Huston from the 1991 film. I was just a child when I first saw it, but her image resonated–perhaps a bit too deeply–with me. Morticia’s signature look of heavy eyeliner, stark brows, pale skin and blood red lips is one that always gets my attention. Just in time for Halloween, a recent re-viewing of The Addams Family movie reminded me of this perfect, luminous being! All the wackiness of the movie aside, Morticia is truly a warm, loving, sexy, fierce goddess. Her loyalty to her family is only matched by her dedication to her look. And what dedication it is–not only does she wake up with eyeliner and lipstick perfectly applied, she never leaves the house without a floor-length black gown and a matching black velvet cape. Although some might think such a look a bit too extreme for daily wear, we here at Liner Notes believe that everyday is Halloween and as such, Morticia is an eternal inspiration.

Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams

Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams

Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams

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