• Elizabeth Arden, ruler of a far flung empire - fashion archive, 17 June 1957

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    7 June 1957: The cosmetics mogul is consumed by two passions: the beauty of women and her horses Elizabeth Arden , ruler of a beauty empire with far-flung outposts an over the world, flew from New York this week to see her horse, Tempest, run fourth in the Derby. This small and lively lady of Scottish-Canadian parentage dedicated herself at the outset of her career to the cause of happiness through beauty, beauty through health. Indeed, her history would be too good to be interesting if it were not shot through with passion: this passion for horses. The beauty of women, the horse...
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