Edie Sedgwick Vogue 1966
The Vogue crew stripped Edie of makeup and applied mascara, blush, and lip gloss. When the photographer, Gianni Penati, flirted with her, she loosened up and giggled, and the Vogue editor [Gloria Schiff] could suddenly imagine her possibilities.
— Steven Watson
You realized what wonderful things could happen to her as a model or a star… visualizing her dressed in different outfits or in other locations. There was a tremendous range in how she looked and the way she projected.
— Gloria Schiff
We’ve got a star!
— Diana Vreeland
She almost did become part of the family at Vogue. If that had happened, she would have had tremendous protection. Edie’s timing was just a fraction off.
— Gloria Schiff
WEARS SMALL STARTS
FOR SMALL CLOTHES
To wear under the smallest clothes now – small-in-one, a little bias chemise. Both in black here, and worn by the star of pop-art movies – Edith Sedgwick. Small shaper, left – light, unconstructed an all-in-one with wide-set straps, deep décolletage, legs cut up high, stretch garters. Low V back; cups lined in foam rubber. By Venus, in black power net made with Lycra; $13. At Bonwit Teller; Hutzler’s; Sakowitz. White flowery stockings by Givenchy; to order at Bonwit Teller. Bias chemise-slip, right, needed now, and news here. Black crepe of nylon, silk, and polyester, with thin crepe straps. By Pauline Trigere for The Formfit Designers Collection; $13 At Altman’s; Julius Garfinckle; Hudson’s. Beautiful Bryans stockings: Bonwit Teller. Mules by Capezio. Miss Sedgwick’s Alice-in-W. hair: Ingrid of Kenneth.
- Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties by Steven Watson
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