Tilly Losch Glimmers in Van Cleef & Arpels Gold Jewelry

Everyone suffered for the war effort during the 1940s, even glamorous ladies like European Countess Tilly Losch, actress, dancer, socialite, and then-wife of Britain’s Earl of Carnarvon. They wore gold rather than platinum (which was used for armament). And they dressed up in flashy jewelry rather than fancy clothes, since new fabric was in short supply. Take this shot of Losch, who donned a forgettable outfit but four remarkable yellow gold creations by Van Cleef & Arpels when she posed for Cecil Beaton in 1946.“If you look at what she’s wearing, it’s very simple,” explains Nico
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