drawing by Cecil Beaton
it might be because I just bought her autobiography -Forget Not- that I'm seeing things-
Her likeness on the Runway?
at Louise Gray
Margaret Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993),
photographed in her apartment at the Dorchester in 1981 by Tim Mercer
"Always a poodle, only a poodle! That, and three strands of pearls!"-
"Together they are absolutely the essential things in life.
The poodles never got her in the trouble the signature three strands of pearls did-but she is someone to know -to read about -the good, the bad,and the ugly.
more after the book-in the meantime, read her telegraph obituary