It's been over 60 years since Marilyn Monroe memorably purred, 'Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend' but the sentiment has never really lost its lustre - especially during the festive season. While a diamond Cartier sparkler might not be the first thing on everyone's wish list this year, Karen Elson does her very best to ensure it will be.

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A Cartier Christmas: Karen Elson’s glittering Marilyn Monroe turn

Lending her prettiest vocals to a Christmas video released by the Cartier Maison overnight, the multi-talented model/singer/songwriter does her best Marilyn Monroe impression - that, if we're being honest - sounds eerily a lot like the one another famous redhead did in the movie Moulin Rouge...  

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A Cartier Christmas: Karen Elson’s glittering Marilyn Monroe turn

But Nicole Kidman similarities aside, Elson's sparkling twirls and gentlemen-assisted escapades through the Parisian night sky, Cartier Panther in tow, make us long for a Christmas as magical (and diamond encrusted) as this. With one month to go today, now's about the time to start dropping those heavy hints, ladies. Dream big or don't bother, right?

A Cartier Christmas: Karen Elson’s glittering Marilyn Monroe turn

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