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"Rich hippie" "Haute hippie" "Boho chic" "Gypset" - Talitha Getty's fashion style is legendary. But less well-known is her home in Marrakech, designed by Bill Willis in the late 60s. There aren't many photos of it, but it surely was "haute hippie" in home decor style. See my Talitha Getty bohemian fashion board: https://www.pinterest.com/NomadicDecor/talitha-getty/

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An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast’s Moroccan Getaway - WSJ

An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast’s Moroccan Getaway

In a corner of Marrakech’s medina, Bernard-Henri Lévy has restored and expanded the Palais de la Zahia—a place to retreat to with his wife, Arielle Dombasle, while communing with the riad’s storied past

The location of this infamous party: Talitha Getty's Palais de Zahir.  The end of year party at the Palace in '67, described it thusly in his Tangier Diaries: "Last night Paul and Talitha Getty threw a New Year's Eve party at their palace in the Medina. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were there, flat on their backs. They couldn't get off the floor let alone talk. I've never seen so many people out of control."  Kenwood: Marrakesh: New Year 1967.

Marrakesh: New Year 1967.

Sotheby's is currently selling a few candid snaps at a ludicrous price. Still, one or two interesting ones including this; almost certai...

MOODY BLUES A daybed with a view. At some point, a smaller riad was annexed to the larger one and used as a harem. As Mohsine explains, this is where Marlon Brando spent a few months shacked up with the Gettys in the late ’60s.

An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast’s Moroccan Getaway

In a corner of Marrakech’s medina, Bernard-Henri Lévy has restored and expanded the Palais de la Zahia—a place to retreat to with his wife, Arielle Dombasle, while communing with the riad’s storied past

A reader (thanks Natalie!) wrote tipping me off to this stunning Moroccan home published in the September issue of the Wall Street Journal magazine and I’m so pleased she did. I enjoyed my winter trip to Marrakech so much that I’ve already booked a return trip this December. Photographed by the brilliant Stephen Kent Johnson (love …

Palais de la Zahia, Marrakech - Katie Considers

A reader (thanks Natalie!) wrote tipping me off to this stunning Moroccan home published in the September issue of the Wall Street Journal magazine and I’m so pleased she did. I enjoyed my winter trip to Marrakech so much that I’ve already booked a return trip this December. Photographed by the brilliant Stephen Kent Johnson (love […]

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Tomasz Starzewski on Instagram: “Last day in Marrakesh and continuing with Bill Willis. There are not many photographs of the Getty’s home. ( see middle slide) but you do…”

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Actress Arielle Dombasle is photographed for Vanity Fair Magazine on March 16, 2002 at Bernard-Henri Levy's eighteenth century palace in Marrakech, Morocco. PUBLISHED

This is the roof of the iconic Talitha Getty photo in Vogue. Writer Bernard-Henri Levy is photographed for Vanity Fair Magazine on March 16, 2002 at the pool in his eighteenth century palace in Marrakech, Morocco. PUBLISHED

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An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast’s Moroccan GetawayIn a corner of Marrakech’s medina, Bernard-Henri Lévy has restored and expanded the Palais de la Zahia—a place to retreat to with his wife, Arielle Dombasle, while communing with the riad’s storied past

An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast’s Moroccan Getaway

In a corner of Marrakech’s medina, Bernard-Henri Lévy has restored and expanded the Palais de la Zahia—a place to retreat to with his wife, Arielle Dombasle, while communing with the riad’s storied past

Sitting area in Palais de la Zahir, Talitha Getty's room

Sitting area in Palais de la Zahir, Talitha Getty's room

Desk and sitting area in Talitha Getty's bedroom in Palais de la Zahia in Marrakech

Desk and sitting area in Talitha Getty's bedroom in Palais de la Zahia in Marrakech

Talitha Getty wearing a turban and kaftan in her living room in Marrakesh, Morocco Vogue Jan 1970 © Patrick Lichfield

Vogue Jan 1970

Talitha Getty wearing a turban and kaftan in her living room in Marrakesh, Morocco Vogue Jan 1970 © Patrick Lichfield

The couple’s hedonistic days and nights at La Zahia were summed up in a now-famous image taken by Patrick Lichfield for Vogue in 1969, in which Talitha, dressed in an embroidered djellaba, harem pants and white go-go boots, lounges before Paul on the darkening roof terrace. (Two years later she died of a heroin overdose in their Rome apartment, after which Getty sold the Marrakech house.)

An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast’s Moroccan Getaway

The couple’s hedonistic days and nights at La Zahia were summed up in a now-famous image taken by Patrick Lichfield for Vogue in 1969, in which Talitha, dressed in an embroidered djellaba, harem pants and white go-go boots, lounges before Paul on the darkening roof terrace. (Two years later she died of a heroin overdose in their Rome apartment, after which Getty sold the Marrakech house.)

Mood board # Inspirations  Talitha Getty: Photo by Elisabetta Catalano 1968

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