Model Lisa Fonssagrives lounging on bed, wearing Claire McCardell's pink and white striped dress
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Both artist and muse: The life of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn

By Lisa Hasselgård-Rowe

Model Lisa Fonssagrives lounging on bed, wearing Claire McCardell's pink and white striped dress. Photo: Richard Rutledge / Condé Nast Publications

Regarded by many as the world's first supermodel, Swedish Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn was a woman whose many talents extended beyond her much-photographed beauty. On the 30th anniversary of her death, we look at the life and legacy of a true fashion icon

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