Dovima – Vogue Sept 1950

Dovima Wearing a Long Straight Jacket, Pen-Stroke Skirt and a Cartwheel Hat  sept 1950 © Horst P.Horst

Dovima

Wearing a Long Straight Jacket, Pen-Stroke Skirt and a Cartwheel Hat

Traina-Norell  

Vogue Sept 1950

© Horst P.Horst

Twelve Beauties, 1947 | Photo Irving Penn

twelve-beauties-1947-irving-penn

In 1947 Vogue asked Irving  Penn to do a group portrait of the most photographed models of the decade. They were dressed by the American designers Claire McCardell, Hattie Carnegie, Traina-Norell, Nettie Rosenstein, and Charles James. From left to right, the models are Meg Mundy, Marilyn Ambrose, Helen Bennett, Dana Jenney, Betty McLauchlen (on stepladder), Lisa Fonssagrives, Lily Carlson, Dorian Leigh (reclining), Andrea Johnson, Elizabeth Gibons, Muriel Maxwell (on stepladder) and Kay Herman

© Irving Penn