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Today’s inspiration. Dovima

Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba who is also known as Dorothy Horan was one of the most prominent model during 50’s. Best known as Dovima, she captivated hearts and minds of the best designers and photographers of that decade. She had it all: grace, beauty, elegance, aristocratic posture and BEAUTY…have I already mentioned it?? As  Richard Avedon once said that Dovima was “the most remarkable and unconventional beauty of her time” and I can’t agree more. She was one of the high-paid (if not the highest) models in 50’s and was admired by millions. Dovima ended her career in 1962 at the age of 35 years as she didn’t want “didn’t want to wait until the camera turned cruel.”

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