December 11, 2010 § 1 Comment

Happy Birthday, Dovima.

Born Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba, she was an original supermodel and the muse of one of my favorite photographers, Richard Avedon (photos above), who said “She was the last of the great elegant, aristocratic beauties… the most remarkable and unconventional beauty of her time.”

(creds: Richard Avedon, myvintagevogue)

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