Angel Locsin channels Monroe in ad campaign

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 27 2012 05:41 PM | Updated as of Sep 28 2012 06:43 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- For her latest ad campaign, actress Angel Locsin uses the legendary sex symbol Marilyn Monroe as her peg.

Angel Locsin channels Marilyn Monroe in her latest ad campaign. Image courtesy of F&H

Taking inspiration from the iconic look of the Hollywood star, Locsin donned a cleavage-baring white dress and sported big curls for a photo shoot as the face of the recently launched salon business of the lifestyle brand Folded & Hung.

Since taking on the role of Darna in 2005 -- when she was first recognized as a sexy actress for donning the infamous two-piece superhero gear -- Locsin has been regarded as among the sexiest actresses of her generation.

Angel Locsin channels Marilyn Monroe in her latest ad campaign. Image courtesy of F&H

This appeal of Locsin would translate to her yearly ranking in the poll-generated "Sexiest Woman of the World" list of the Philippine edition of men's magazine FHM, where she has appeared a number of times.

In 2003, Locsin made her top 10 debut in the popular annual list. She has since been a staple presence in the yearly poll results, clinching the No. 1 spot in 2005 and 2010.

The 27-year-old Kapamilya actress upped her sex symbol status early this year, when she took on the role of Princess in the film "Unofficially Yours," which tackles casual sex.

Dubbed the "Famous Salon," Folded & Hung's first salon branch opened last Sept. 17 at Robinsons Place in Manila.

Along with Locsin, Kapamilya actors Sam Milby and Enrique Gil endorse the brand.