Karl Lagerfeld, Farewell to a Great Artist

When he started in Chanel in 1983, the brand was considered ‘almost dead’. Karl Lagerfeld became a permanent international name in Chanel. He relaunched and updated the company...

Grace Kelly: actress, Hitchcock's muse, Princess of Monaco

At the age of 17, Grace Kelly announced to her family that she wanted to be an actress. When the future actress and Princess of Monaco...

Marilyn Monroe

Norma Jeane, the daughter of Gladys Baker, a woman of a nervous disposition who had been abandoned by two husbands, was born in Los Angeles in 1926

Elizabeth Taylor: The passionate actress with violet eyes

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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, known in the film world as Elizabeth Taylor, was born in London in 1932. Her parents, Francis and Sara, had emigrated to the United Kingdom to do business in...