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Model is wearing sweater in black jersey with a satin pussycat bow and striped silk skirt, one of the creations of Maxime de la Falaise at her show in London, photo by John Chillingworth, 1954

maxime de la falaise

I can't put it any better than her NYT Obit , so I'll just post my favorite part: Maxine’s father, Sir Oswald Birley, was an eminent portr.

Loulou de la Falaise with Edwige Belmore at Le Palace.  Photo by Philippe Morillion.

Loulou de la Falaise

Maxime de la Falaise, photo by Horst, Vogue UK October 1949 | pjcalder

Maxime de la Falaise, photo by Horst, Vogue UK October 1949

Maxime de la Falaise in grey draped jersey dress by Balenciaga, photo by Pottier, 1950

1950 - Maxime de la Falaise in grey draped jersey dress by Balenciaga, photo by Pottier. That tiny waist!

The late, inimitable, Maxime de la Falaise's loft in NYC which she sold in the 1990's. She edited her home as she edited her clothing and accessories. Elegant, bohemian, tribal.

I just love this Beautiful NY home of Model Maxime de la Falaise as found in Desire to Inspire's archive.

desiretoinspire.net Mary S You saved to de la Falaise, Loulou 1948 - 2011 Maxime de la Falaise (Maxine Birley)

desiretoinspire.net Mary S You saved to de la Falaise, Loulou 1948 - 2011 Maxime de la Falaise (Maxine Birley)

Maxime de la Falaise (Comtesse Alain de la Falaise) in exotic cotton evening dress by Schiaparelli, photo by Gordon Parks, 1949

~ Maxime de la Falaise (Comtesse Alain de la Falaise) in exotic cotton evening dress by Schiaparelli, photo by Gordon Parks, 1949

Yves Saint Laurent Muse Maxime de la Falaise Mother to Lulu de la Falaise, Maxime was a muse to Yves Saint Laurent before her daughter. Maxime also designed for the late Saint Laurent in the seventies. She worked as a food writer for Vogue, and often cooked for her friend Andy Warhol.

Yves Saint Laurent Muse Maxime de la Falaise Dies

French designer Maxime de la Falaise models one of her outfits designed for the English market: a pale tangerine sweater and tie with apricot red doeskin pants.

Loulou de la Falaise in Mainbocher coat dress photographed by Richard Avedon - Vogue November 1, 1970 from my collection. 💘 . «Mainbocher great gala evening dress vividly worn by Loulou de la Falaise...A glorious blaze of peony-red cut velvet on silk satin. Long sleeved coat dress that flares at the knee with godets, buttons downs the front so it can open wherever you please. Jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels. Coiffure Maury Hopson. » 🖤 . #louloudelafalaise #loulou #louisedelafalaise…

Loulou de la Falaise in Mainbocher coat dress photographed by Richard Avedon - Vogue November 1, 1970 from my collection. 💘 . «Mainbocher great gala evening dress vividly worn by Loulou de la Falaise...A glorious blaze of peony-red cut velvet on silk satin. Long sleeved coat dress that flares at the knee with godets, buttons downs the front so it can open wherever you please. Jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels. Coiffure Maury Hopson. » 🖤 . #louloudelafalaise #loulou #louisedelafalaise…

Maxime de la Falaise

1950 (also known as Maxime McKendry designer and Maxime de la Falaise - mother of 'Lulu de la Falaise, Yves St Laurent jewellery designer. She also acted in Andy Warhol films and food writer)

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