Glamorous Couple

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Italian Summer

 

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Bettina: Personality as Beauty

“I think, in retrospect, I had a different style, because I can’t say I was the most beautiful. It’s not a question of beauty. You have to have personality.”

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Bettina Graziani, who passed away last week in Paris aged 89, was the world’s first Super Model.

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During the height of her popularity in midcentury Paris she was called the most photographed woman in France.

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Ooh La La Lou Lou!

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In honor of New York  fashion week and to celebrate a soon-to-be released photo book which chronicles her life let’s take a look back at perhaps the most iconic fashion muse of all time, Lou Lou de la Falaise.

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Lou Lou was a collaborative partner as well as close friends with legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent.

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Musings on Slim

image Vacation. One of the most lyrical words in our language, at least for me. It’s something to be anticipated and coveted. A chance to break free from the mundane and ordinary and embark on new adventures and a new way of living, if only for a few days.

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On Monday I leave for vacation and I’m nearly counting the hours. Let me be clear. My idea of a wonderful vacation involves nothing more complicated than sitting by a beach or pool soaking in the warmth of the sun. My inspirations are Slim Aarons’ iconic “Poolside” photographs.

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It’s just a short short drive up the coast but a world away from the various pressures of real life. Vacation, are you ready for me? Because here I come!

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Out for a Sail

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I happened to be in Newport Beach this morning for an appointment and on my way home decided I’d like to take a slight detour through the lovely streets of Corona Del Mar. This photo was taken from the bluffs on Ocean Boulevard. It was a perfectly beautiful morning and some some lucky sailors had just taken to the water and were on their way out to sea.