Along with Lyn’s clothing, Silver is featuring her wonderful, enviable bags. Because she was such a loyal and special customer, Hermès artisans invented the “Lyn bag,” made of deep red crocodile, with a working clock built into the front flap. “My mother always knew what time it was,” Jeffrey told me. “She lived in the moment.” It’s revealing that Lyn died at home, of no particular illness. “At the end, she said, ‘I’ve lived a life, and I’ve had enough.’ And that was it.”
Lyn's Lost World
During her Seventies heyday, Lyn Revson—wife of Revlon mogul Charles Revson—lived in a 28-room apartment and vacationed on one of the biggest yachts in the world. As her formidable fashion collection goes on sale, Lynn Hirschberg rediscovers one of the beauty world's greatest—and most overlooked—icons.