|Gardner McKay and Suzy Parker in dress by Lanvin-Castillo (net ruffle separates so wearer can sit down) , photo by Avedon at Cafè des Beaux Arts, Paris, August 1956|
Thursday, June 30, 2016
|Evelyn Avedon, Apartment 60, Hotel San Règis, Paris, photo by Avedon, August 1955|
Evelyn Franklin is the second wife of Richard Avedon. They married in 1951 and had one son, John Avedon, an author and authority on Tibet. Evelyn died March 13, 2004.
|Doe Avedon, photo by Avedon, Fire Island, New York, 1948|
In 1944, Avedon married Dorcas Nowell, who later became a model and was known professionally as Doe Avedon. Nowell and Avedon divorced after five years of marriage.
|Suzy Parker in Dior's sumptuous evening gown of black Chantilly lace over pale chiffon with black velvet streamers and lace scarf, photo by Avedon, Paris studio, August 1956|
|China Machado in Dior's (YSL) airiest silk dress with lace ruffles worn with black taffeta stole, photo by Avedon, Paris studio, August 1959|
|Suzy Parker in Jean Dessès intricate black chiffon sheath that weaves around the body in circular pleats and drifts out backwards from the waist, photo by Avedon, Paris studio, Aug. 1956|
|Suzy Parker wearing chiffon dress in two shades of pink, beautifully draped to one side with wide satin scarf also in two shades of pink by Pierre Balmain, photo by Avedon at Cafè des Beaux-Arts, Paris, August 1956|
|Suzy Parker, in red and grey print satin ball gown named "Opera de Vienne" by Dior, with Robin Tattersall and Gardner McKay (shown from back) at Maxim's bar, photo by Avedon, Paris, August 1956|
|Carmen is wearing Lanvin-Castillo's short bouffant cut-velvet evening dress, with Robin Tattersall, at Pont Alexandre III, photo by Avedon, Paris, August 1957|
|Suzy Parker, in beautiful dress of pale ecru chiffon with heavy satin embroidered bodice by Balmain, with Gardner McKay at the Sheherazade, photo by Avedon, August 1956|
|Carmen is wearing delectable short dress of turquoise silk with pink roses by Guy Laroche, with Robin Tattersall at Au Reveil, photo by Avedon, Paris, August 1957|
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016
|"The first thing about a holiday bash is don't be bashful", Jean Shrimpton, White Horse Liquor, photo by William Helburn, 1967|
Model Ulla Bomser (blonde) stands directly behind Jean.