Loulou de la Falaise – a twinkling iconic star

‘She was the real thing’, these are the words often used to describe Loulou de la Falaise (1947-2011), fashion icon and muse to Yves Saint Laurent as well as a designer of fashion, accessories and jewellery in her own right. Born to an Anglo-Irish fashion model and a French marquis, Loulou modeled briefly for American...
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Grace Kelly – influential style

Born in Philadelphia in 1929, Grace Kelly began her career modelling in New York, followed by roles in the theatre.    These early photos give us our first glimpse of the fresh faced natural look that was to become part of her iconic style. Grace rose to stardom firstly in her performance in the film Mogambo...
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Slim Keith – style icon different and unique

  Individuality was what set Slim Keith apart from her contemporaries, but it was her polish, her healthy good looks, her understated sexy chic look which culminated in her unique style. Photograph by John Engstead 1945 Here is an easy elegance.   These images reflect a woman who is intelligent and confident in dressing to...
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