LINDA MORAND and JACKIE KENNEDY MEET AT P J CLARKES

The Chic Cult

by Mariane Christy

Jacqueline Kennedy and Linda Morand recently met at that chic New York “dive” where Lost Weekend was filmed: P.J.Clarke’s and the two eyed each other suspiciously. There was every reason for the prolonged glance of cool appraisal. The two are look-alikes 21-year-old Linda Morand being the younger, prettier version. Linda, a successful Ford model who hails from a little town on Long Island, now is one of Europe’s top models with her face currently, gracing the pages and covers of the slickest fashion, magazines, such as Italian Vogue, Elle, and Jardin de la Mode.

Looking like Jacqueline from the neck up and Twiggy from the neck down has catapulted her modeling career onward and upward. Linda, barely 115 pounds, measures in at five feet, 10 inches’ and she’s all flawless skin and well-placed bones with gangly legs. Designers can’t get enough of her. During high-fashion openings in Rome and Paris, she works 16 hours daily at $30 an hour. In New York, she would automatically get double that price. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Jackie at 45 – Linda at 45

Helmut Newton 1972

HELMUT NEWTON 1972

Click to see full layout:  Helmut Newton shot this layout in the streets of Paris in 1972 for Vogue. Featuring Linda Morand, who bore such a striking resemblance to Jackie O that for a moment everyone was fooled. Richard Avedon sent a telegram of congratulations. Jacqueline was ready to sue….but Linda’s name was mentioned in the text as a “certain client.” As the Viscountess de Dorne she had many designer dresses in her personal wardrobe.

Helmut Newton Provate Collection 1973
Helmut Newton Private Collection 1972

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