Model Lives in Fashion Index

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​The Terence Pepper Collection is closely associated with the 'Model Lives in Fashion' Instagram account; this page is an A-Z index for each of the models who have been featured on the account. Each listing notes the date/s of their Instagram posts where you can see further images and research.

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Maud Adams (born 12 February 1945) 

Adams began her modelling career in 1963 and after moving to New York in the late 1960s she signed with the Eileen Ford modelling agency. She appeared on the cover of British Vogue, 15 September 1966 photographed by Saul Leiter. In the 1970s Adams had a successful career as an actress and was best known for her appearances in three James Bond films: The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Octopussy (1983) and A View to a Kill (1985).

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 14.02.22

 

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Pirkko Bechinie (born 1941) 

Finnish-Swiss fashion model, Bechini was based in Paris during her modelling career and combined it with study at the Sorbonne in the 1960s. She retired in 1969 to start a family and changed careers to become an architect and interior designer.

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 24.10.20

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Marisa Berenson (born 15 February 1945) 

Berenson was discovered aged 16 by Vogue’s fashion editor Diana Vreeland at a Debutante ball in New York. During her career she was photographed by Bert Stern and Irving Penn for American Vogue and appeared on three covers in 1964-5. She also featured on the cover of four issues of British Vogue and on the cover of several of Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine. Berenson became one of the most sought-after faces of the 1960s and 70s, with Yves Saint Laurent citing her as ‘the girl of the Seventies.’

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 14.02.21 to 01.04.21, and 19.02.22 to 01.03.22

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Jane Birkin (born 14 December 1946) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 20.12.22 to 24.12.22

Birkin had a successful career as an actress and singer, including appearing as a would-be fashion model in Antonioni's Blow Up (1966). Her second marriage was to the French singer Serge Gainsbourg in 1968 and together they recorded the hugely popular Je T'Aime...Moi Non Plus (1969). 

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Pat Booth (24 April 1943 - 11 May 2009

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 23.04.22

Born into a working-class family in London's East End, from a young age Booth helped her family with their jellied eel business. She left school aged 14 and worked as a shop girl and waitress until she was signed as a model with the Cherry Marshall agency. Booth joined the fashion scene at the same time as the photographers David Bailey and Terence Donovan. She later said she felt she was ‘the first extremely working-class girl to really break throug.’ When she was 23 Booth opened ‘Countdown’, a boutique on the King’s Road with milliner and photographer James Wedge. During the 1970s - 1990s Booth wrote a series of popular romance novels.

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Pattie Boyd (born 17 March 1944) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 17.03.22 to 27.03.22

Born in Somerset, England, Boyd spent her early years in Nairobi, Kenya, until her parents divorced and she returned to England. She moved to London when she was eighteen and worked as a shampoo girl at Elizabeth Arden’s. After being encouraged to try modelling she was taken on by the agent Cherry Marshall. She appeared on three British Vogue covers in 1969, photographed by David Bailey and Barry Lategan. Sandy Boler, an editor who worked with her at Vogue, recalled that her 'body was perfect: her hands, her feet, her ankles, her bust, everything, moving with the most innate grace.'

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Ingrid Boulting (born 8 October 1947) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 07.04.21, and 12.04.21 to 17.04.21

Boulting was brought up by grand parents in South Africa but moved to England aged eight, where her mother lived and had re-married to Roy Boulting. Her first magazine cover was for Queen magazine in October 1962, when Boulting was fifteen and still a ballet student at the Royal Ballet school. She went on to feature on the cover of four issues of Vogue, all shot by David Bailey. In 1968 Boulting was declared the 'Face of Biba.' She also enjoyed a short film career, starring opposite Robert De Niro in Elia Kazan’s last directed film The Last Tycoon (1976.)

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Pat Cleveland (born 23 June 1950) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 29.05.20, and 25.06.20 to 02.07.20

Born in New York city, Cleveland had a successful modelling career in the 1960s and 1970s and was one of the first African-American models to achieve prominence as a runway and print model. She moved to Paris in 1971 and became a house model for Karl Lagerfeld as well as modelling for Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Diane von Furstenberg, Dior and others. After Beverly Johnson became the first black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August 1974, Cleveland returned to the US and continued her modelling career.

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Grace Coddington (born 20 April 1941) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 20.04.21 to 25.04.21, 05.07.21, and 20.04.22 to 22.04.22

Coddington won a Vogue modelling competition when she was eighteen which led to a successful career in fashion. In 1968, having always shown an interest in styling shoots, she began working for British Vogue and became the magazine's Photo Editor. She collaborated closely with top photographers creating theatrical shoots for the magazine's fashion pages. In the late 1980s she worked for Calvin Klein in New York before returning to Vogue in 1988 when she become the Creative Director of American Vogue.

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The Dee Triplets (Katha, Christina and Megan) (born 1945

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 16.06.21 and 02.07.21

The American triplets had a modelling career in the US and Europe, including modelling the Paris collection in 1964 for Queen magazine, photographed by Norman Parkinson. Whilst in Europe they visited Vidal Sassoon for haircuts which were featured in LIFE magazine, 8 May 1964, photographed by Nina Leen.

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Carmen Dell'Orefice (born 3 June 1931) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 03.06.21 and 06.06.21

The American model and actress first appeared in Vogue aged fifteen and became a favorite model of photographer Erwin Blumenfeld. In 1946 she appeared on the October 1947 cover of Vogue aged sixteen, making her one of the youngest Vogue cover models. She retired from modelling in the late 1950s but made a successful return to the fashion world in the 1970s and continued to feature in magazines and campaigns. 

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Jan de Villeneuve (born 25 April 1945

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 19.09.20, 29.01.21 to 31.01.21, 24.04.21 to 08.05.21, and 28.06.21

American-born de Villeneuve (also known as Jan Ward) moved to the UK in the late 1960s and was represented by Models 1. Her first appearance in British Vogue was in 1968, photographed by Norman Parkinson in Jamaica and working with fashion editor Grace Coddington. In January 1970 she had her first British Vogue cover, photographed by David Bailey. The following year she featured on the cover, photographed in Hawaii by Parkinson. 

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Deborah Dixon (dates unknown

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 30.06.21

Texas-born Dixon was a 1960s model who dated Scottish film director Donald Cammell for ten years. She featured on the cover of British Vogue in December 1961, photographed by Henry Clarke. Dixon and Cammell lived in Paris, where Dixon modelled and Cammell wrote screenplays, including the cult film The Touchables. Dixon was credited as costume designer for Cammell’s 1970 film Performance which featured  Mick Jagger and Anita Pallenberg.

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Dovima (born 11 December 1927) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 11.12.21

Born Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juva in Queens, New York to Polish-American and Irish parents, Dovima was scouted on the streets of New York City by a Vogue editor and it was rumoured that Irving Penn photographed her the next day. She was said to be the highest-paid model of her time, earning $60 per hour when most top models received a maximum of $25 per hour. Her nickname became the ‘Dollar-a-Minute Girl’.

Stephanie Farrow (born 3 June 1949

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 04.04.21 to 06.04.21

Farrow was born in Los Angeles and was a top model of the 1960s and 70s. She was a favourite model of the founder of Biba, Barbara Hulanicki, and was the lead model for Biba's February 1969 catalogue. That same year she was photographed by Hiro for the cover of the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Farrow's older sister was Mia Farrow and Stephanie acted alongside her sister in Zelig and The Purple Rose of Cairo during the 1980s. 

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Lisa Fonssagrives (17 May 1911 – 4 February 1992) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 17.05.22

Born Lisa Birgitta Bernstone in Sweden, Fonssagrives studied dance and art in Berlin before returning to Sweden where she opened a dance studio. In 1936, whilst studying dance in Paris, the photographer Willy Maywald encountered Fonssagrives in a lift and asked her to model hats for him. The photographs were sent to Vogue where Horst. P. Horst, who was Vogue’s staff photographer, saw them and invited Fonssagrives for test shots. After a few years, she moved to the United States where she continued her successful modelling career and where she met and married her second husband, the photographer Irving Penn.

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Paula Gellibrand (1898–1986) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 10.02.20 to 26.02.20

Gellibrand was one of British Vogue's first society models. Married four times, her most notable marriage was to the Spanish-Cuban motor racer Marquis of Casa Maury in 1923 when she became the Marquise of Casa Maury. Gellibrand was popular with many of the leading Society photographers of the time, including Cecil Beaton, Dorothy Wilding and Hugh Cecil.

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Barbara Goalen (1 January 1921 – 16 June 2002) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 25.01.21 to 28.01.21

Goalen was born in Malaya as Barbara Kathleen Bach and moved to England for school when she was eight. Her modelling career began in 1947 when she was looking to earn money to support her two young children after the death of her husband. She was one of the first British models to work with French couturiers including Balenciaga and Dior; her vital statistics were perfect for showing off Dior's 'New Look.' On the cover of Picture Post's 9 September 1953 issue she was declared 'Britain’s No 1 model', with a photograph by John French.

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Bettina Graziani (8 May 1925 – 3 March 2015) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 07.05.22

Born Simone Micheline Bodin, Graziani was re-named Bettina by the designer Jacques Fath. Her closest working relationship was with Hubert de Givenchy, who named his first collection after her (1952.)

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Celia Hammond (born 25 July 1941) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 25.07.21 to 31.08.21, and 12.04.22

Hammond was discovered by Norman Parkinson after graduating from the Lucie Clayton modelling school. Like her classmate Jean Shrimpton, Celia’s relatable beauty soon made her a defining face of the 1960s; she featured on the cover of British Vogue 14 times. According to Parkinson, 'Celia’s natural imperfections were part of her attraction, women truly believed that they could look as good as she does.’ Later in life Hammond became an active animal rights activist and founder of the Celia Hammond Animal Trust. 

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Marsha Hunt (born 15 April 1947) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 18.04.21 to 20.04.21

Hunt arrived in London in 1966 from Philadelphia, lured by the publicity proclaiming London to be the centre of the Swinging Sixties and to get away from racial prejudice in America. In 1968 she appeared as Dionne in the long-running rock musical Hair and, although she only had two lines, she featured on the posters and playbill. Three months after the opening of Hair she appeared on the cover of Queen magazine, the first black model to appear on their cover. In 1968 she posed nude for Patrick Litchfield and the photo appeared on the cover of British VogueJanuary 1969.

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Lauren Hutton (born 17 November 1943) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 17.11.21 to 24.11.21

Born in Charleston but raised in Tampa, USA, Hutton began her modelling career in the mid-1960s and became one of the most successful models of the period, working often with Richard Avedon. In 1973 she signed a contract with Revlon cosmetics worth $250,0000 a year for 20 day’s work; it was the biggest contract in the history of the industry at the time. Hutton graced the cover of American Vogue 26 times.

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Maudie James (born 30 November 1948) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 19.04.20 to 29.05.20

James started her modelling career in 1966 aged seventeen when she won a modelling competition run by Honey magazine. Her first magazine cover was published in 1967 for Queen magazine and she went on to appear on the cover British Vogue 12 times between 1968 and 1973.  She was voted 'Model of the Year' in 1970. I the 1980s James worked as a make-up artist and stylist for Tatler and other magazines.

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Beverly Johnson (born 13 October 1952) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 13.10.20

Johnson was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August 1974 and went on to appear on more than 500 magazine covers. She went onto become a successful actress, singer and writer.

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Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 19.05.21

Born in Jamaica, Jones was raised by her maternal grandmother before moving to New York at the age of 12 to join her parents. In 1970, she signed to Wilhemina Modelling Agency and dropped out of college to make move to Paris. She lived with fellow supermodels Jerry Hall and Jessica Lange and became a regular fixture on the catwalks of Yves Saint Laurent and Kenzo. In 1977 she started a music successful career and in the 1980s acted in a number of films, including the James Bond film A View to a Kill (1985.)

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Jill Kennington (born 2 January 1943) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 02.01.21 to 08.01.21, 24.04.21, 02.01.22 to 07.01.22, and 30.01.22 and 01.04.22

Kennington frequently collaborated with the photographer John Cowan, producing some of the most iconic fashion photographs of the Sixties. As fashion, society and photography shifted towards a more youthful image, Kennington’s gamine figure and natural beauty naturally lent itself to this new ‘Look’.

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Suzanne Kinnear (born 8 October 1935) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 04.03.20 to 03.04.20

Born in Doncaster, Kinnear first appeared in Vogue in 1964 and was a successful model between 1958 and 1970. In November 1959 she featured on the cover of British Vogue, photographed by Norman Parkinson. Kinnear later went onto work in PR and for Granada TV. 

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Dorian Leigh (23 April 1917 – 7 July 2008) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 23.04.22

Prior to her modelling career, Leigh studied at New York University and worked for Navy doing mechanical drafting, as a designer for the Eastern Aircraft Corporation and as a copy writer. In 1944, aged 29, Leigh went to Harry Conover's modeling agency and was quickly sent to the office of Diana Vreeland who gave her the seal of approval. The following day she was photographed by Louise Dahl Wolfe for the cover of Harpers Bazaar. Leigh appeared on more than 50 magazine covers and numerous advertising images during the 40s and 50s and was the face of Revlon’s iconic ‘Fire and Ice’ Campaign. Her youngest sister was the successful model and actress Suzy Parker.

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Donyale Luna (31 August 1945 – 17 May 1979) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 03.07.20 to 23.08.20, 27.08.20 to 10.09.20, 24.10.20 to 25.10.20, and 31.08.21 to 08.09.21

Luna was discovered by David McCabe in Detroit in 1963. In December 1965 she moved to London and appeared on the first Vogue cover to feature a black model in a shoot with David Bailey for the March 1965 issue. In 1966 she was heralded as 'The Model of the Year' in Time magazine. Richard Avedon recalled 'A girl of staggering beauty and imagination, who would have been one of the great models of her time, but she was ahead of her time.'

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Eva Maelstrom (unknown dates) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 19.10.20

Maelstrom appeared on the cover of British Vogue twice: in April 1974, photographed by Norman Parkinson, and again on the cover of the 15 October 1975 issue., photographed by Barry Lategan.

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Tania Mallet (19 May 1941 – 30 March 2019) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 22.05.21 to 28.05.21, and 17.09.21

Mallett was born in Blackpool and studied at Lucie Clayton's modelling school in the 1950s; one of her first 'go-sees' was at Vogue house where Norman Parkinson hired her. She had a successful modelling career, including appearing on the cover of Vogue in 1961, before she was cast as Tilly Masterson in the James Bond film Goldfinger (1964.)  

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Hiroko Matsumoto (1936 - 20 June 2003) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 09.03.22 to 15.03.22

Matsumoto (1936-2003) was a Japanese model whose modelling career lasted throughout the 1960s. The iconic French fashion designer Pierre Cardin spotted Matsumoto during a trip to Japan in 1957 and fell in love with her. He asked her to move to Paris in 1960 where she became his muse and model. Known as Miss Hiroko, she appeared in French Elle, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and worked with photographers such as Terence Donovan, Clive Arrowsmith, Horst P. Horst and David Montgomery.

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Peggy Moffitt (born 1940) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 11.09.20, and 04.02.21​ and 01.04.22

Moffitt’s most famous collaborations were with her husband the photographer William Claxton as well as the fashion designer Rudi Gernreich. Moffitt gained international recognition from photographers and fashion journalists for her unique style in the 1960s. Her key look consisted of an asymmetrical bowl cut created by renowned hairstylist Vidal Sassoon.

Ivy Nicholson ( 22 February 1933 – 25 October 2021) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 29.10.21

Born Irene Nicholson in New York in 1933, Nicholson started modelling at the age of 16 and went onto become a top international fashion model and one of Andy Warhol’s superstars. Between 1953 and 1961 she appeared on the covers of American and French Vogue, French Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Mademoiselle, photographed by Richard Avedon, Louise Dahl- Wolfe, Norman Parkinson and Henry Clarke.

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Uschi Obermaier (born 24 September 1946)

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 12.06.20

Fashion model and actress Uschi Obermaier was in Munich, Germany and began an apprenticeship as a photo-restorer but soon after started modelling for European magazines such as Twen and Oui. In 1968 she met rock musician Rainer Langhans who she lived with in Berlin in a political commune called ‘Kommune 1.’ She went on the Rolling Stones’ 1975 tour and was said to have had relationships with Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Jimi Hendrix.

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Katherine Pastrie (born 16 November 1938)

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 27.11.21 to 02.12.21

In Parkinson’s 1983 autobiography Life Works he singled our French born model Pastrie as one of his favourite models. She worked with him often in the 1960s when Parkinson was Associate Editor of Queen magazine.

 
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Jean Patchett (16 February 1926 - 22 January 2002) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 16.02.22

American model Jean Patchett was born in Preston, Maryland as the youngest of four children. After graduating from high school she attended secretarial school and studied voice at the Peabody Institute and Goucher College. In 1948 Patchett moved to New York and signed with the Ford Model Agency; her career took off immediately as she was featured in Vogue’s September 1948 issue.

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Charlotte Rampling (born 5 February 1946) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 19.09.20 and 06.02.22

More famous as an actress in over 100 films, Rampling spent her early career years as an occasional fashion model between 1963-65.

 
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Edina Ronay (born 8 January 1943) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 08.01.22, and 10.01.22 and 08.02.22

Ronay was born in Budapest in 1943 and later attended art college in England and studied acting which launched a TV and film career in 1960. She appeared in the Beatles Hard Days Night (1964) and alongside Terence Stamp in The Collector (1965.) Ronay retired from acting in 1975 and continued her successful fashion designing career 

 

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Anne St. Marie (16 June 1926–1986) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 19.06.21

American born St. Marie was a successful 1950s model and the wife and muse of the photographer Tom Palumbo. The pair met in spring 1954, at the height of her career, and married in 1958. St. Marie featured in thousands of Palumbo’s photographs throughout her career as well as appearing on 18 Vogue covers. According to model agent Eileen Ford, the relationship between Palumbo and St. Marie was 'pure alchemy', founded on collaboration and mutual trust.

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Ann Schaufuss (born 9 June 1948) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 19.09.20, and 05.10.20 and 09.06.21

Born in Copenhagen, Schaufuss was muse and partner to photographer Clive Arrowsmith and became one of the top models of the 1970s. Prior to that she was Miss Denmark (1965) and had danced with the Royal Danish Ballet from the age of six to sixteen. She later gave up her modelling career in order to follow Hare Krishna.

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Chrissie Shrimpton (born 15 July 1945) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 15.07.21 to 22.07.21

Chrissie was the younger sister of Jean Shrimpton and also had a modelling and film career in the 1960s. She gained public attention as the girlfriend of Mick Jagger between 1963 and 1966, dating him whilst he was a student at the London School of Economics. She appeared in five films, the first being David Bailey's film G.G. Passion (1966.) 

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Jean Shrimpton (born 7 November 1942) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 07.11.20 to 30.11.20, 07.11.21 to 13.11.21, and 12.04.22

Shrimpton graduated from Lucie Clayton's modelling school in 1960 aged 17, that same year she met David Bailey while he was assisting the photographer John French. Their partnership saw the creation of 'The Shrimp.' For three years they worked almost exclusively together, travelling to New York to create the iconic images for Vogue's 'Young Idea.' 

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Naomi Sims (30 March 1948 – 1 August 2009) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 05.06.20 and 30.03.21

America born Sims was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of Ladies' Home Journal (November 1968.) At the start of her career she struggled with getting past the racial prejudices of agencies and so decided to go straight to Gösta Peterson, a photographer for The New York Times, who agreed to photograph her for the cover of the paper's August 1967 fashion supplement. She became one of the first successful black models while still in her teens, and achieved worldwide recognition in the late 1960s. 

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Paulene Stone (born 10 May 1941) 

Date of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 10.05.21

Stone’s career as a leading model of Swinging Sixties London began when she won a modelling competition set up by Woman’s Own magazine in 1960 for which the prize was a three weeks modelling course at The Cherry Marshall Agency. The course was followed by meetings with leading photographers including David Bailey whose career was launched with a study of Stone and a squirrel. This led to a contract with Vogue .

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Penelope Tree (born 2 December 1949) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 03.12.20 to 30.12.20, and 03.12.21 to 11.12.21

Tree was raised in New York where she was photographed by Diane Arbus when aged thirteen. She made a striking appearance at Truman Capote's Black and White Ball and moved to London soon after. She quickly became the muse of photographer David Bailey and moved into his flat in Primrose Hill. Her career declined in the early 1970s but in recent years she has walked the catwalk again in her 70s.

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Princess Elizabeth of Toro (born 9 February 1936) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 09.02.22

Princess Elizabeth of Toro was born Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki and is also known as the Batebe (Princess Royal) of the Kingdom of Toro. She went to school in East Africa before going to Sherborne in England, where she was the only black student. She went onto become the third African woman to study at Cambridge University, graduating with a law degree in 1962. She was the first woman from East Africa to be admitted to the English Bar of law. In 1967 Elizabeth of Toro was invited by Princess Margaret to model for a fashion show at Marlborough House, London.

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Twiggy (born 19 September 1949) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 13.04.20, 10.06.20, 16.06.20, 30.12.20, 08.04.21, 16.05.21, and 19.10.21 to 25.10.21

Twiggy (born Lesley Hornby) was the world's first supermodel; as 'Woman of the Year' and The 'Face of 1966' she embodied the 60s look. In her acting career she appeared in Ken Russell's film The Boyfriend (1971) and in the Broadway musical My One and Only (1983-4). Diana Vreeland recalled their first meeting when she was then editor of American Vogue: ‘Then this strange, macabre little bit, little waif came to see me... The face was the face, feature for feature, the proportion of her head on her neck was the most beautiful thing I ever saw. She was sixteen I think’.

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Veruschka (Veruschka von Lehndorff) (born 14 May 1939) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 01.04.22 and 16.05.22

Born in East Prussia, now Russia, Veruschka's father was a German aristocrat who was part of the resistance during WWII. Veruschka was discovered by the photographer Ugo Mulas whilst she was studying in Florence and soon after she joined the prestigious Ford Modelling Agency in Paris. She gained notoriety after a brief appearance as herself in Antonioni's 1966 film Blow Up. During her career she appeared on a range of magazine covers and worked with top photographers including Bert Stern, David Bailey, Richard Avedon and Steven Meisel. She continued to occasionally appear in catwalk shows in the 2000s and 2010s.

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Nena von Schlebrügge (born 8 January 1941) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 08.01.20 to 05.02.20, 09.01.21 to 18.01.21, and 10.01.22 to 16.01.22

Von Schlebrügge was born in Mexico City to a German father and Swedish mother and she returned to Sweden after the end of WWII. She began her modelling career in London in 1957, mainly working for Norman Parkinson at British Vogue before moving to New York in 1958 where she was represented by Eileen Ford Models. During her career she worked on many stories with Parkinson for Queen magazine between 1960-2 as well as work for other photographers in American Vogue and US Harper’s Bazaar. She has four children with Robert Thurman, one of whom is the actress Uma Thurman.

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Dolores Wettach (born 26 December 1934) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 27.12.21 to 31.12.21

After taking place in the Miss Universe 1956, competition and being crowned Miss Vermont the follow year, Wettach went onto have a successful modelling career as well as acting in the film Countersex (Controsesso) (1964.) She was considered for the role of Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964) but lost out to Honor Blackman after the screentests.

 
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Kellie Wilson (1942-1973) 

Dates of Instagram posts on Model Lives in Fashion account: 24.08.20, and 20.10.20 and 29.10.20

American model Wilson had studied Psychology at the University of Chicago and fashion design at Chicago Art Institute before moving to New York where she pursued a modelling career in 1964. She was scouted by French photographer Jeanloup Sieff who encouraged Kellie to move to Paris and sign with the Dorian Leigh agency. She later moved to London where she was photographed by Brian Duffy and Ronald Traeger for the Daily Telegraph and British Vogue.