International Best Dressed List
The International Best Dressed List was founded by fashionista Eleanor Lambert in 1940 as an attempt to boost the reputation of American fashion at the time. The American magazine Vanity Fair is curre...
Denzel Washington
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor and filmmaker.Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of re...
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Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren ([soˈfiːa ˈlɔːren]; born Sofia Villani Scicolone [soˈfiːa vilˈlaːni ʃikoˈloːne]; 20 September 1934) is an Italian-French film star. She began her career at age 14 after entering a beauty ...
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Nati Abascal
Natividad Abascal y Romero-Toro ([natiβiˈðað aβaˈskal i roˈmeɾo ˈtoɾo]) (formerly, The Duchess of Feria; born 2 April 1943, in Seville, Spain), more commonly known as Nati Abascal ([ˈnati aβaˈskal]), ...
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Marella Agnelli
Marella Agnelli, born Princess Donna Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto (born May 4, 1927) is an Italian art collector, socialite, style icon and widow of former Fiat chairman Gianni Agnelli. Agnelli h...
Gianni Agnelli
Giovanni Agnelli (12 March 1921 – 24 January 2003), better known as L'Avvocato Gianni Agnelli ([ˈdʒanni aɲˈɲɛlli]), was an Italian industrialist and principal shareholder of Fiat. As th...
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Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba
María del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva, 18th Duchess of Alba de Tormes and a Grandee of Spain (28 March 1926 – 20 November 2014), was head of the House of Alba and the third lady to h...
Hervé Alphand
Hervé Alphand (31 May 1907 Paris - 13 January 1994 Paris) was a French diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States, from 1956 to 1965.
Born into a family of diplomats, he studied law and ...
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Adele Astaire
Adele Astaire (born Adele Marie Austerlitz; September 10, 1896 – January 25, 1981) was an American dancer and entertainer. She was Fred Astaire's elder sister, and his partner in a 27-year career...
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Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor.His stage and subsequent film and television careers spann...
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Lord Charles Arthur Francis Cavendish
Lord Charles Arthur Francis Cavendish (5 August 1905 – 23 March 1944) was the second son of Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire and his wife Lady Evelyn Emily Mary Petty-FitzMaurice.He was educat...
Brooke Astor
Roberta Brooke Russell, also known as Mrs. Vincent Astor (March 30, 1902 – August 13, 2007) was an American philanthropist, socialite, and writer who was the chairwoman of the Vincent Astor Foundatio...
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Lily Auchincloss
Lily Auchincloss (April 5, 1922 – June 6, 1996) was an American journalist, philanthropist, and art collector.
Lily Auchincloss was born in 1922 in Newark, New Jersey. Her father, Arnold Louis van...
Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall (/ˌlɔrən bəˈkɔːl/, born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks. She was named the 20th greatest...
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Consuelo Vanderbilt
Consuelo Balsan (formerly, Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough; née Vanderbilt) (2 March 1877 – 6 December 1964), was a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family. Her marriage to Charles Spence...
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Sid Bass
Sid Richardson Bass (born April 9, 1942) is an American investor and philanthropist.
Sid Richardson Bass was born on April 9, 1942. His father, Perry Richardson Bass (died 2006), built an oil fort...
Francis L. Kellogg
Francis L. Kellogg (January 5, 1917–April 6, 2006) was a diplomat, a special assistant to the Secretary of State during the Nixon and Ford Administrations and a prominent socialite in New York C...
Marisa Berenson
Vittoria Marisa Schiaparelli Berenson (born February 15, 1947) is an American actress and model.
Berenson was born in New York City, the elder of two daughters. Her father, Robert Lawrence Berenso...
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Candice Bergen
Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. For her role as the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown, she won five Emmy Awards and two Golden ...
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John Russell (art critic)
John Russell CBE (22 January 1919 – 23 August 2008) was a British American art critic.
John Russell was born in Fleet, Hampshire, England, in 1919. He attended St Paul's School and then Magdalen C...
Liliane Bettencourt
Liliane Henriette Charlotte Schueller, married name Bettencourt ([lil.jan be.tɑ̃.kuːʁ]) (born 21 October 1922), is a French heiress, socialite, businesswoman and philanthropist. She is one of the prin...
Mona von Bismarck
Mona Travis Strader (February 5, 1897 – July 10, 1983), known as Mona Bismarck, was an American socialite and fashion icon. She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1958.
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William McCormick Blair, Jr.
William McCormick Blair, Jr. (born October 24, 1916) served as U.S. Ambassador to Denmark from 1961 to 1964 and as U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines from 1964 until 1967. A lawyer, he also was a clos...
Betsy Bloomingdale
Betsy Bloomingdale (born Betty Lee Newling; August 2, 1922) is an American socialite and philanthropist. She is the widow of businessman Alfred S. Bloomingdale, heir to the department store chain. Int...
Fernando Botero
Fernando Botero Angulo (born 19 April 1932) is a figurative artist and sculptor from Medellín, Colombia. His signature style, also known as "Boterismo", depicts people and figures in large, exaggera...
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David K. E. Bruce
David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce (February 12, 1898 – December 5, 1977) was an American diplomat and politician. He was the only American to serve as Ambassador to France, the Republic of Germany, and the...
Joan Juliet Buck
Joan Juliet Buck (born 1948) is an American writer and actress. She was the editor-in-chief of French Vogue from 1994 to 2001, the only American ever to have edited a French magazine. She was contribu...
Patricia Buckley
Patricia Aldyen Austin Taylor "Pat" Buckley (July 1, 1926 – April 15, 2007) was a Canadian socialite, noted for her fundraising activities and her height; she stood just under six feet. She was ...