Carmen Dell'Orefice

Carmen Dell’Orefice
Carmen Dell'Orefice (, ; born June 3, 1931) is an American supermodel and actress.wikipedia
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She appears in the December 15, 1947 issue of US Vogue as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella along with model Dorian Leigh, actors Ray Bolger and Jose Ferrer.
Dorian's bridemaids were her teen sister "Suzy" Parker and Suzy's teen model friend Carmen Dell'Orefice.

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Despite her early successes, modeling agent Eileen Ford declined to represent her and Vogue lost interest in her.
In the 1940s and 1950s, the Fords represented top models Mary Jane Russell, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and Dovima.

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She worked with the most famous fashion photographers of the era, including Irving Penn, Gleb Derujinsky, Francesco Scavullo, Norman Parkinson, and Richard Avedon.
Working extensively with Carmen Dell’Orefice and his then-wife Ruth Neumann-Derujinsky, his work also featured many of the era’s top models, from Jean Patchett and Jean Shrimpton, to Nena Von Schlebrügge and Iris Bianchi.

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In 1993, a neighbor introduced her to Norman F. Levy, who was Bernard Madoff's best friend.
Following the death of his wife, Levy's girlfriend, model Carmen Dell'Orefice, an investor, said Levy was Madoff's "father figure".

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Since her return to the industry, Dell'Orefice has appeared in campaigns for Missoni, shot by Giampaolo Sgura; Sephora, shot by Mikael Jansson; Philipp Plein, shot by Steven Klein and H&M, and walked the runway for Anna Sui, Stéphane Rolland, Thierry Mugler and Guo Pei.
American model, Carmen Dell’Orefice appeared in the show wearing an elaborate white embroidered fur-lined gown, with an escort of four to help carry its train.

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Carmen Dell'Orefice (, ; born June 3, 1931) is an American supermodel and actress.

Vogue (magazine)

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She was on the cover of Vogue at the age of 15 and has been modelling ever since.

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Dell'Orefice was born in New York City to parents of Italian and Hungarian descent.

Italian Americans

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Dell'Orefice was born in New York City to parents of Italian and Hungarian descent.

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Dell'Orefice was born in New York City to parents of Italian and Hungarian descent.

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Her test photos, taken at Jones Beach, were a "flop" according to Dell'Orefice.

Erwin Blumenfeld

She became a favorite model of photographer Erwin Blumenfeld who shot her first Vogue cover in 1946.

Little Red Riding Hood

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She appears in the December 15, 1947 issue of US Vogue as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella along with model Dorian Leigh, actors Ray Bolger and Jose Ferrer.

Snow White

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She appears in the December 15, 1947 issue of US Vogue as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella along with model Dorian Leigh, actors Ray Bolger and Jose Ferrer.

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She appears in the December 15, 1947 issue of US Vogue as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella along with model Dorian Leigh, actors Ray Bolger and Jose Ferrer.

Ray Bolger

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She appears in the December 15, 1947 issue of US Vogue as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella along with model Dorian Leigh, actors Ray Bolger and Jose Ferrer.

José Ferrer

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She appears in the December 15, 1947 issue of US Vogue as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella along with model Dorian Leigh, actors Ray Bolger and Jose Ferrer.

Horst P. Horst

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She was so malnourished that famed fashion photographers Horst P. Horst and Cecil Beaton had to pin back dresses and stuff the curves with tissue.

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She was so malnourished that famed fashion photographers Horst P. Horst and Cecil Beaton had to pin back dresses and stuff the curves with tissue.

Suzy Parker

Dell'Orefice later became best friends with Leigh's younger sister, model Suzy Parker.

Roger W. Mehle

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Together they were bridesmaids at Leigh's second wedding to Roger W. Mehle in 1948.

Irving Penn

She worked with the most famous fashion photographers of the era, including Irving Penn, Gleb Derujinsky, Francesco Scavullo, Norman Parkinson, and Richard Avedon.