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    Madeleine Carroll co-starred with Bob Hope in "MY FAVORITE BLONDE" (1942).

  • Edie Engel

    Madeleine Carroll. Edith Madeleine Carroll (1906–1987) English actress, popular both in Britain and America in the 1930s and 1940s. At the peak of her success she was the highest paid actress in the world, earning a then staggering $250,000 in 1938. The first of director Alfred Hitchcock's icy blonde heroines in The 39 Steps, remembered for abandoning her acting career after the death of her sister Marguerite in the London Blitz to devote herself to helping wounded servicemen and children.

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    British beauty and Hitchcock blonde, Madeleine Carroll, was one of Lilly’s special favorites. Lilly heralds Madeleine as “not only beautiful, (but) a real and genuine person, unselfish and brave.”

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Anne St Marie wearing Lilly Daché 1959 by dovima_is_devine_II, via Flickr

Lilly Dache is a true fashion success story! Born in France in 1898, Lilly Dache moved to New York City at the age of 18. With some millinery skills under her belt she got a job as a milliner and started making turbans out of scraps of fabric. Her turbans were such a success, that by the age of 25 she opened up her own shop. She is pictured above trying on one of her eye-catching hats.