Category: 1950s style

Suzy Parker poses before the Eiffel Tower wear…

Suzy Parker poses before the Eiffel Tower wearing a Givenchy coat in a photo by Georges Dambier for ELLE, Paris, 1954

Dovima models a Lily Daché hat and a jeweled b…

Dovima models a Lily Daché hat and a jeweled brooch by Verdura in a 1950 photo by Erwin Blumenfeld

Dovima was born Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba in Queens, New York. She took her name from the first two letters of each of her birth names: Do – vi – ma

Dovima models a Dior gown in a photo by Richar…

Dovima models a Dior gown in a photo by Richard Avedon, Paris, 1950

avagardner: Model posing outside Cartier store…

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Model posing outside Cartier store photographed by Jean-Phillipe, Paris 1950’s.

Capucine, French fashion model and future movie star, at the Cartier store in London, 1953, photo by Jean-Philippe Charbonnier

A fashion photo by Gordon Parks, New York, 195…

A fashion photo by Gordon Parks, New York, 1952. He used this model for several fashion shoots. Anyone know her name?

Sophie Litvak wears a Givenchy tweed dress und…

Sophie Litvak wears a Givenchy tweed dress under a leather jacket with knitted sleeves in a photo by Nat Farbman, Paris, 1952

Anne Francis in So Young, So Bad  (Bernard Vor…

Anne Francis in So Young, So Bad  (Bernard Vorhaus, 1950)

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by…

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by Jean Dessès, Paris, 1950, photo by Willy Maywald

Carmen Dell’Orefice wears Lanvin-Castillo in a…

Carmen Dell’Orefice wears Lanvin-Castillo in a photo by Richard Avedon, Paris, 1957

Ivy Nicholson wears a Dior coat and beret in a…

Ivy Nicholson wears a Dior coat and beret in a photo by Georges Dambier for ELLE, Paris, 1954