Sad news today that the fabulous Lauren Bacall has passed away at the grand old age of 89. Let's take a minute to remember how utterly glamorous she was...
|Lauren's publicity photo for HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE, 1953|
From the 1940s and right through the 50s, 60s and 70s, Lauren was always super-stylish - a vintage icon with a very modern style.
|Harpers Bazaar, March 1943|
"Vreeland put a suit on me, told me which makeup to use—but very little. 'Betty, I don't want to change your look.' When all was done she put a scarf round my neck—knew just how to tie it, a little off-center—and I was ready for my first sitting with Harper's Bazaar."The March 1943 Harpers Bazaar cover that resulted from this shoot grabbed Hollywood's attention, gaining Lauren her first screen test, a name change, and ultimately a host of amazing movies and awards.
|With future husband Humphrey Bogart in TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT|
|Lauren in 1940s crepe blouse and black pants|
|In slinky black satin for TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT, 1944|
|Diana Vreeland taught her to tie that scarf!|
|In fabulous 1940s floral gown|
|In the famous dogtooth suit from THE BIG SLEEP, 1946|
|In white lace blouse and pleats for YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN, 1950|
|With Marilyn Monroe for HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE, 1953|
|On the set of NORTH WEST FRONTIER, 1959|
|Iconic 1970s style in tweed pant suit, with Bianca Jagger|
|In head to toe sequins, 1972|
|1970s and so Gucci, with low cut shirt and long necklace|
|With Yves St Laurent (right) and designer Paco Rabanne (left)|
|Still just as glamorous at the 1981 opening of DREAMGIRLS|
|Amazing, aged 88, dressed by Dior|
But I'd most like to remember Lauren with these gloriously happy images of her wedding to Humphrey Bogart at the age of 19, in May 1945...
Thanks, dear readers, for joining me in wishing Lauren a warm farewell. More lovely wedding fashion later this week.
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