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1960s Models: Jean Shrimpton

1960s Models: Jean Shrimpton

Jean Shrimpton is one of the best-known models of the 1960s and was an ‘it girl’ and icon of Swinging SIxties London. With her slim figure and coltish long legs she represented a real departure from the more grown-up sophisticated models of the 1950s. After finishing a modelling course at the Lucie Clayton Charm Academy¬†(famed(…)

1950s Supermodels: Jean Patchett: The Girl with the Beauty Spot

1950s Supermodels: Jean Patchett: The Girl with the Beauty Spot

Jean Patchett was one of the best known models of the 1950s. Today, February 16th, was her birthday and she would have been 88 so here’s a look back at the girl that fashion photographer Irving Penn described as A young American goddess in Paris couture. Patchett started modelling in April 1948 and scored her(…)