Polly Mellen in New York, July 2010. Robe: Ralph Lauren Home. Swimsuit: Calvin Klein Collection.
Swimsuit: Lisa Marie Fernandez.
Materials from the personal archive of Polly Mellen.
Rosemary McGrotha and Lisa Taylor shot by Helmut Newton for Vogue, May 1975
Twiggy by Richard Avedon for Vogue, July 1967
Amy Wesson by Steven Klein, 1997
Penelope Tree by Richard Avedon for Vogue, October 1967 and March 1968
Jean Shrimpton by Richard Avedon for Vogue, April 1970; Verushka by Richard Avedon for Vogue, March 1967
Nastassja Kinski by Richard Avedon for Vogue, October 1981.
Penelope Tree shot by Richard Avedon for Vogue, March 1968
“Eyes” story by Helmut Newton for Vogue, October 1974
Polly Mellen by Cindy Palmano for the Sunday Times Magazine, March 12, 1995;
A shot by Herb Ritts for Vogue, June 1989;
Twiggy by Richard Avedon, 1968
A portrait of Mellen from her personal archive.
All Avedon images: © The Richard Avedon Foundation. All Newton images: © Helmut Newton Estate. Klein image: © Steven Klein. Ritts image: © Herb Ritts. Palmano image: © Cindy Palmano.
Swimsuit: Lisa Marie Fernandez. Cosmetics: Covergirl, including Liquiline Blast Eyeliner in Black Fire. Hair: Garren/Garren New York Salon. Makeup: Pat McGrath/Streeters. Production: Prodn. Stylist assistant: Karen Kaiser.