“Bettina” Photography Exhibition-Retracing the 1950s chic

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‘Bettina”was actually called Simone Bodin named “Bettina” by  Couturier Jacques Faith.She started modelling for Faith and developed as one of the most successful and iconic top models of her time.Both a gamine persona and the personification of chic, she appears in fashion photographs of the most prominent photographers of the time.The  photography exhibition named  “Bettina” aims to retrace the 50’s fashion and the work of renowned photographers such as Erwin Blumenfeld, Irving Penn, Norman Parkinson, Horst P. Horst, and Jean-Philippe Charbonnier-with ”Bettina”as the connecting element.Previously presented at the Galleria Carla Sozzani in Milan and currently at  Galerie Azzedine Alaia in Paris,its an event not to  miss.”Bettina” modeled for the biggest Couture Houses of her time and also acted as a press agent for Hubert de Givenchy,whom she helped rise to international faith-no doubt why Givenchy named his first collection after her.

Bettina by Gordon Parks, Paris, 1951
Bettina by Gordon Parks, Paris, 1951
Bettina, Paris, 1951
Bettina, Paris, 1951
Bettina, Paris, Paris Match n°162, avril 1952
Bettina, Paris, Paris Match n°162,
Vogue France, September 1949
Vogue France, September 1949

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