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  Dorian Leigh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While in demand as a cover girl, Dorian Leigh also became the signature model of Fire and Ice for Revlon.
In 2003, obituaries for her younger sister, and fellow model, Suzy Parker indicated that Dorian Leigh, in her 80s, was living in Paris.
Dorian Leigh brought sister Suzy Parker into the limelight when Suzy was only a teen.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dorian_Leigh   (169 words)

 Fresh Lipstick
Because of the potential shame to the family, Dorian and her parents agreed that she would not use her surname professionally, but would go by her first and middle names, “Dorian Leigh.” In some sense, it mattered little, since models were not known to the public by name in the 1940s.
Dorian was quick to get impatient with this situation, so she marched into her employer's office and told him she didn't like the way he was running things.
Dorian worked at reconciling the contradictions of her upbringing with her needs and hopes, but unlike many of her peers, she sometimes transcended her enculturation, usually maintained her autonomy, made and owned her choices.
www.freshlipstick.com /chapter3.html   (3747 words)

 Fire and Ice, by Andrew Tobias
Just four women — Dorian Leigh and her sister Suzy Parker, Barbara Britton and Lauren Hutton — became so closely identified with the company over a period of years that they were, in effect, "the Revlon girl."
Dorian Leigh, the stunning redhead in the Fire and Ice ad, was already a top model when she did Fatal Apple, her first Revlon spread, in 1945.
Still, there was the weekend in 1959 when she kept inviting him down to her place in Portofino, letting it be known, according to one of those at lunch, that she was wearing no bra.
www.andrewtobias.com /fireandice9.html   (2383 words)

 DORIAN LEIGH PARKER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Dorian was born in Long Island, New York around 1925.
Her younger sister, Suzy,(click here for details) also became a top model, after being spotted when she was watching her sister being photographed in 1947.
Dorian said: "In 1945, I was a mechanical engineer, I had two children and I built planes.
www.designerhistory.com /historyofashion/modelsparkerd.html   (188 words)

 Behind the Name: View Comments
The Dorians were a nomadic tribe that sacked Athens and later settled in Sparta.
My research found this name to be from the tribe the Dorians, who existed around the time of the Ionians, which means from the sea.
The Dorians where a warring Greek tribe that conquered a region that spanned as far west as France from modern day Greece.
www.behindthename.com /comment/view.php?name=dorian   (281 words)

 USATODAY.com - Former model, actress Parker dies at 69   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Dillman, born Cecelia Anne Renee Parker, was the younger sister of model Dorian Leigh, who graced the cover of fashion magazines beginning in the 1940s.
Leigh helped her sister get into modeling at the age of 14, according to the Vreeland biography.
Dillman is survived by her husband; four children; two stepchildren; and two sisters, Dorian Leigh and Florian Lee.
www.usatoday.com /life/2003-05-05-parker-obit_x.htm   (451 words)

 Pancakes : From Flapjacks to Crepes - Dorian L.eigh Parker
Pancakes : From Flapjacks to Crepes - Dorian L.eigh Parker
Pancakes : From Flapjacks to Crepes by Parker, Dorian L.eigh
"Dorian Leigh Parker has gathered more than 60 delicious breakfast, dessert, and savory recipes for pancakes, crepes, griddle cakes, blinis, and other delightful variations.".
www.biblio.com /books/25845518.html   (352 words)

 Leigh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dorian Leigh, one of the world's first supermodels
Ed Leigh, presenter on the television channel Freesports on 4
Richard Leigh (author) (born 1943), co-author of The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leigh   (257 words)

 Welcome to White Hat Solutions
Dorian Leigh majored in Psychology at Ohio State University and later, nursing in Colorado.
Dorian has vast mid-level management experience in the corporate arena, managing front offices for Psychology and Medical Practices, as well as Corporate, Civil and Criminal Law Firms.
Dorian has over twenty years experience in the hospitality industry focusing on corporate training for high end establishments.
www.white-hat-solutions.com /dl.html   (88 words)

 :: SHOWstudio ::
You're in a New York photographic studio to which a couple of dozen of the most famous models of the last fifty years have been summoned to be shot by you for British Vogue.
There's Gisele, Audrey Marnay and Maggie Rizer; Penelope Tree, Twiggy and Patti Boyd; Naomi, Kate and Claudia; Jerry Hall, Marie Helvin and Patti Hansen; Dorian Leigh Parker, Carmen and Victoire Doutreleau; Anjelica Houston, Charlotte Rampling and Marisa Berenson; and on and on.
What do you want from me?" Afterwards, she talked a lot about the photographers she used to work with and seemed to be saying that she resented the control they had over her.
www.showstudio.com /projects/mbw/mbw_interview.html   (3029 words)

 TIME.com: The International Model -- Jan. 27, 1961 -- Page 1
Lucky's real target was another aging model, raven-haired Dorian Leigh, 41, the elder sister of Suzy Parker and the 1940s queen of New York high fashion.
Last week Dorian sat behind the kidney-shaped, Victorian desk of her model company in London, kept an eye on a red phone for overseas calls, a fl phone for clients, an olive phone for the models, and purred out her reply: "Twice a year, before the collections, Lucky mounts the same fatuous warhorse.
Dorian scouts the world for new talent, has helped make the Parisian model market so cosmopolitan that perhaps not even De Gaulle himself could turn back the clock.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,826779-1,00.html   (750 words)

 William Robinson Leigh ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Dorian Leigh's paintings integrate modern day spirituality with ancient cultures.
Leigh stated recently "Through my art, I am able to translate the invisible dimensions that exist inside me. By relinquishing control to whatever is guiding me,...
Simon Leigh is the first photographer to be given full access to document the Meltdown festival which is now in its eighth year and has grown to become the South Bank's highest-profile and biggest-selling festival.
wwar.com /masters/l/leigh-william_robinson.html   (1327 words)

 Dorian Leigh: Paintings - C'era Una Volta - absolutearts.com
Dorian Leigh: Paintings - C'era Una Volta - absolutearts.com
Leigh stated recently "Through my art, I am able to translate the invisible dimensions that exist inside me. By relinquishing control to whatever is guiding me, I can bring the mysterious into the visible spectrum.
Dorian Leigh combines the mysteries of religions with the teaching of Jungian Psychology and utilizes numerology, ancient universal symbols, color, archetypes, nature and her own interpretations of insight, into her works.
www.absolutearts.com /artsnews/2005/12/30/33577.html   (360 words)

 [Crystalball] A report from Dr Sinclair-Amir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
The last thing he recalls is working with his father studying the sun.
Father's name is Dorian Leigh Jr, and is apparently a scientist and physicisit.
Preliminary searches only come up with a Dorian Leigh, Sydney Austraila, current age 5 years.
www.magicstar.net /pipermail/crystalball/2005-March/000012.html   (414 words)

 Suzy Parker - Biography - Moviefone
Exuding an alluring sense of class that lent her high visibility the 1950s, it's no surprise that Parker was one of the highest-paid models of her generation.
Born Cecilia Ann Renee Parker in Long Island, NY, Parker's sister Dorian Leigh (also a popular fashion model) attempted to help her break into the industry by introducing her to renowned modeling agent Eileen Ford, who immediately dismissed the 14-year-old as too tall.
Undaunted, Parker next approached Diana Vreeland, who quickly signed her to a contract.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/suzy-parker/55137/biography   (270 words)

 Suzy Parker had more than met the eye
The "supermodel" phrase had not yet been coined, nor had the salaries the identity would command.
Suzy's sister, Dorian Leigh, was a major model in the '40s.
I thought it was Suzy in the unforgettable "Fire and Ice" advertisements for Revlon lip and nail color, but I later learned it was Dorian in the dazzling red gown.
www.post-gazette.com /columnists/20030601cloud0601fnp1.asp   (757 words)

 Fire and Ice, by Andrew Tobias
[Actually, it was Suzy's sister, Dorian Leigh.] I took her over to the Waldorf and said, 'Put a streak of silver in her hair.
Martin called Bea in and showed her the Fire and Ice photo of Dorian Leigh by Avedon and asked what she thought of it.
We got Dorian into it, and Dick is absolutely marvelous with models.
www.andrewtobias.com /fireandice8.html   (5527 words)

 Fashion and Design - Supermodels - Made In Italy On Line
In the late forties and early fifties models such as Lisa Fonssagrives (married to fashion photographer Irving Penn), Jean Patchett, and Dorian Leigh emerged, and their names were well-known in the fashion and advertising industry, and sometimes appeared in the New York gossip columns.
The Miss Rhinegold contest plastered the faces and names of many models and aspiring models on New York's busses and subway cars during the fifties, and the yearly winner became famous, at least in the New York area.
John Robert Powers and Harry Conover were among the first model agents, but Eileen and Jerry Ford took the business to the next step in the early fifties, and made Suzy Parker, Dorian Leigh's younger sister, into a star.
www.made-in-italy.com /fashion/super_models   (1014 words)

 Photography of seduction / Avedon's rediscovered '50s fashion work at Fraenkel
Richard Avedon strolls around Jeffrey Fraenkel's stark blond wood and white-painted gallery, examining the installation of his latest exhibition, "Made in France," a collection of recently found prints from his days in Paris as the chief photographer for Harper's Bazaar.
They are 8-by-10s, all of the haute monde models of the day -- Suzy Parker, Dorian Leigh, Dovima, Carmen, China Machado -- wearing the satins, silks, laces, gazars and general opulence of Dior, Balmain, Mme.
The art of photography is the art of seduction, or as Avedon says, "The moment you stop to look, you've been picked up." And nothing has stopped more fashionistas and beauty voyeurs than Avedon's stunning fashion photography, particularly his precedent-smashing work of the late '50s, of which these 27 prints are some of his best.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2001/11/12/DD118311.DTL   (792 words)

 Dorian Leigh Parker Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Dorian Leigh Parker Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Your search: Books » Author: Dorian Leigh Parker
Portions of book data provided by Muze Inc. Copyright 1995-2006 Muze Inc. For personal use only.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Dorian_Leigh_Parker   (182 words)

 Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women by Michael Gross
At its heart is the most unholy combination in commerce: beautiful, young women and rich, lascivious men.
Investigative journalist Michael Gross has interviewed modeling's pioneers, survivors, and hangers-on, telling the story of the greats: Lisa Fonssagrives; Anita Colby; Candy Jones; Dorian Leigh and her sister Suzy Parker; Jean Shrimpton and Twiggy; Veruschka and Lauren Hutton; Janice Dickinson and Patti Hansen; and the supermodel Trinity: Christy, Naomi, and Linda.
Taking us into the private studios and hidden villas where models play and are preyed upon, Gross tears down modeling's carefully constructed fa├žade to reveal untold truths of the ugly trade in pretty women.
www.harpercollins.com /books/9780060541637/Model/index.aspx   (501 words)

 Amazon.com: Looker: DVD: Albert Finney,James Coburn,Susan Dey,Leigh Taylor-Young,Dorian Harewood,Tim Rossovich,Darryl ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
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Susan Dey and Leigh Taylor-Young are the exceptions to this treatment of women.
In her role as a TV ad model chased by a murderous conglomerate, Dey projects some of the quiet emotional depth that won her fans in L.A. Law a few years later.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005JP4N/dvdtalk   (1889 words)

 Efva Attling - Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
"I was invited to a party by Sighsten Herrgård, and there I met the well-known model agent Dorian Leigh from Paris.
She was interested in me, so I thought "why not?".
Once in Paris I thought that I should better try with the biggest and best model agency instead, Models International, and if they wouldn't want me, there would always be the chance to go to Dorian's.
www.dahlgren-attling.net /efva/interview/efva.html   (3589 words)

 eBay - Product Info - eBay - Book: Model (ISBN: 0688126596)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
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An expose of the modeling industry recounts the stories of the top models and reveals the ugly convergence of sex, wealth, drugs, obsession, and death behind the glamour, based on interviews with those in the know.
product.ebay.com /Model_ISBN_0688126596_W0QQfvcsZ1388QQsoprZ1533673   (215 words)

 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 86025569
Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 86025569
Publisher description for Pancakes : from flapjakes to crepes / by Dorian Leigh Parker ; illustrations by Sally Sturman.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/random049/86025569.html   (106 words)

 Street cred - Oscar de la Renta - Special Style & Politics Section - Interview National Review - Find Articles
National Review, Oct 13, 1997 by John Simon
S: Forty years ago models in high fashion Suzy Parker, Dorian Leigh, Barbara Goalen were adults, women.
OR: Among other things that the career of a model in those times was much longer.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_n19_v49/ai_19866336   (982 words)

 Model : The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women by Michael Gross - 0446603465
Fashion insider Michael Gross strips bare the world's most glamorous industry in this scathingly honest portrait of models, inc. Here, for the first time, is the complete, often sordid story of the international modeling business--the outrageous sums of money, rape of the spirit and the flesh, sex, drugs and occasional deaths.
Through interviews with modeling pioneers, including Anita Colby, Suzy Parker, Lisa Fonssagrives, Dorian Leigh, Jean Shrimpton, Twiggy, Cindy Crawford, and Christy Turlington, Gross investigates the ins and outs of the modeling business.
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www.allbookstores.com /book/0446603465/Michael_Gross/Model.html   (142 words)

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