On her 104th birthday, we celebrate the life of the late Carmen Miranda, also known as "The Brazilian Bombshell" and the original "Chiquita Banana Girl."

Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cuncha - . Other names : ' The Brazilian Bombshell ' ' The Chiquita Banana girl ' CARMEN MIRANDA a Portuguese - born Brazilian samba singer , dancer , Broadway actress , and Hollywood film star .

Carmen Miranda in: 'That Nigh in Rio' (1941), 'Copacabana' (1947), 'The Gang's All Here' (1943), and 'Weekend in Havana' (1941)

Carmen Miranda in: 'That Nigh in Rio' 'Copacabana' Love the pink skirt with holes! 'The Gang's All Here' and 'Weekend in Havana'

Ideas & Accessories for your DIY Carmen Miranda Halloween Costume Idea

The idea of a fabulous headpiece was appealing to me this year, so I decided to pay homage to the legendary Carmen Miranda. Initially I wa.

DIY Carmen Miranda Halloween Costume Idea 1

Lots of inspiration, diy & makeup tutorials and all accessories you need to create your own DIY Carmen Miranda Costume for Halloween.

Kristen Wiig imitating entertainment icon Carmen Miranda in a turban bedecked with pineapple and other fruit.

"I think subconsciously I always knew that I wanted to be a performer, but I also just thought every little kid likes to perform in front of the mirror." HBD to one of our favorite comedians, Kristen Wiig. Photographed by Tom Allen for March

Carmen Miranda in 'That Night In Rio' (1941). Costume Designer: Travis Banton

Carmen Miranda in 'That Night In Rio' Born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha 9 February 1909 Marco de Canaveses, Portugal Died 5 August 1955 (aged Beverly Hills, California, U. Cause of death Pre-eclampsiaCostume Designer: Travis Banton.

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