Model is wearing a Jacques Fath ensemble posing beside a 1947 model Delahaye automobile.
Nina Leen may have famously been a constant contributor to Life magazine and remembered above all for her photographs of animals, many published in book form,yet she also documented European royalty, fashion models, and actresses with excellent results.Peek into Nina Leen’s less known yet most fabulous fashion related ‘fashion/beauty’ world with the images below.
Bold harlequin pattern blouse by Renee Marciel and off-shoulder polka-dot bathing suit with striped and dotted skirt by Alix of Miami, Florida, March 1955
Checked fashions at Roosevelt Raceway’s pari-mutuel window,March
City fashions, 1951
Jean Patchett 1949
Kathleen Wallace (center) and models
Lucille Lewis and Jean Patchett wearing feathered hats by Sally Victor
Model is wearing a black velvet jeweled cocktail hat by Chanda that stays put with new “feathercomb” gadget,1953
Model is wearing a classic shirtwaist dress with fancy sleeves by Jay Originals, Miami, Florida, March 1955
Simone D’Aillencourt in a broad-shouldered pinafore of checks worn over a black sheath by Traina-Norell,