Smitten with Slim
“Photographing beautiful people in beautiful places doing beautiful things.” ~ Slim Aarons, on his (priveleged) profession.
Pretty people, poolside, in their Pulitzer and Pucci…
I’m a smitten kitten for Slim Aarons, and his portrayal of the lifestyles of the wealthy and well-heeled jetsetters of the ’50s and ’60s through his magical lens. With warmer weather promised this week, my mind is drifting off to dreamier locations à la Slim. Here are some of my favorites…
Nice Pool ~ C.Z. Guest and her son in front of their Grecian temple pool on the ocean-front estate, Villa Artemis, Palm Beach
Poolside Party ~ guests at Nelda Linsk’s desert house in Palm Springs
Armando’s Beach Club ~ sunbathers soak it up in Acapulco, Mexico
Beach at St. Tropez
Black Tie Evening~ formal party by a swimming pool in Algarve, Portugal
Sea Drive ~ film producer Kevin McClory takes his family for a drive in an ‘Amphicar’ across the harbour at Nassau
Family Snapper ~ Babe Paley by the pool at her cottage in Jamaica, with husband Bill in background
Garden Party ~ private home in Miami, Florida
El Venero ~ Marbella, Spain
La Casinella ~ Lake Como
Poolside fashion show at the Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
Mellow Yellow ~ Brigitte Bardot kicks back in St. Tropez
Poolside Gossip ~ desert house in Palm Springs
Penthouse Pool ~ girls by the Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens
Relaxing at Lake Tahoe
Oleander Drive ~ a family in a pony and trap take a drive along a road lined with oleanders in Bermuda ~ beautiful!
Champagne wishes & caviar dreams, mes chéris!