PARTIES

Valentino in Venice


Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Perusing 40 years of imagery from the W archives, Kevin West follows the ebb and flow of society—from last century’s reclusive “beautiful people” to the media-savvy celebutantes of today. Click here to read the full article.

1
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, 1974.

2
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Salvador Dali and Regine, 1974.

3
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Diane von Furstenberg, 1978.

4
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Truman Capote and C.Z. Guest, 1976.

5
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Susan Gutfreund, 1987.

6
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, 1987.

7
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Frank Sinatra and Cristina Ford, 1982.

8
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Nan Kempner, Fran Stark, and Jacqueline de Ribes (from left), 1980s.

9
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Carolyn Bessette Kennedy and John F. Kennedy Jr., 1998

10
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Princess Diana, 1995.

11
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Ann Getty, 1991.

12
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece (left), with Alexandra von Furstenberg, 1999.

13
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Tory Burch, 2010.

14
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Annette De la Renta, 2005.

15
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Paris Hilton, 2005.

16
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill

Daphne Guinness in a Barneys window, 2011.