June 2nd, 2013
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Deeda Blair in T

Deeda Blair photographed by Julia Hetta for T Magazine

Thank you T magazine for this extraordinary profile on Deeda Blair. Aptly described as a “science nerd packaged as a fashion icon” by Harold Koda of the Met, Deeda Blair embodies simple and restrained elegance– a style that never goes out of fashion.

Deeda photographed by Helmut Newton for Vogue shortly after her wedding in 1961

A Polaroid portrait by Andy Warhol from the late ’70s

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  • Stunning!

    PhyllisJune 2nd, 2013  7:38 PM

     
  • I ADORED this piece!! “High standards and unwavering work ethic” – doesn’t get much better.

    quintessenceJune 2nd, 2013  8:22 PM

     
  • What a fascinating woman. I clicked through to the NY Times article. Her depth of commitment to medical research is incredible. At first glance, you might think she would be just another socialite who puts on finery to attend a benefit affair. I’m so impressed with how she dove in to the medical research world as a lay person, ready to learn and make a difference. Wow.

    Susan McLJune 3rd, 2013  1:27 AM

     
  • p.s. Thank you, Preston, for this piece. I am inspired to do more.

    Susan McLJune 3rd, 2013  1:28 AM

     
  • Thanks for posting all these other photos – it makes a great addition to the article!

    coulda shoulda wouldaJune 3rd, 2013  7:34 AM

     

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