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The Girl Who Had Everything: The Story of the 'Fire and Ice Girl'
The Girl Who Had Everything The Story of the 'Fire and Ice Girl' Author:Dorian Leigh, Laura Hobe Leigh was a super-model before the term was invented; her account of how she eventually left the profession for another calling is quite a story. — The character of Holly Golightly in Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY's is said to have been modeled after Dorian Leigh Parker. She became the first "Revlon Girl" and star model o... more »f the 1942 "Fire and Ice" campaign, which made advertising history. She went to Paris to open the first modeling agency in Europe, where she discovered the greats -- Twiggy, Verushka, Wilhemina. And when she gave up her agency, she opened her own restaurant outside Paris. She divorced and remarried four times including a Spanish marquis, Alfonso Cabeza de Vaca. She jetsetted with the likes of Irving Lazar, movie mogul Sam Spiegel, Emilio Pucci, Buddy Rich, Coco Chanel, Diana Vreeland, Richard Avedon, Huntington Hartford, Harry Belafonte, Charlie Chaplin, and of course, Charles Revson...
But this is not just, a story of glitter and romance, but the story of a woman struggling with her son's drug addiction and her own grief when he commits suicide; with the threat of business failure and rejection by her former friends and associates. This is the story of the person underneath the beautiful facade who ultimately triumphs when she finds conversion and true liberation in Christ.« less