Valerie Dupin
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Alexandra David-Néel is maybe the coolest lady explorer ever. As well as exploring the East extensively at a time when ladies were not encouraged to travel on their own, she was a spiritualist, Buddhist and writer. Born in 1868 in Paris, by the time she was 18 she’d travelled extensively around Europe and was a member of the Theosophical Society. She wrote her first book when she was 30, and when she was in her forties she travelled to India to study Buddhism, met a prince, and possibly had…

Alexandra David-Néel, a fearless French opera singer/traveller/ spiritualist and writer, who, in the became the first European woman to visit forbidden Tibet, and later inspired the famous beat writers Kerouac and Ginsberg.

Liane de Pougy (1869–1950), was a Folies Bergères dancer renowned as one of Paris's most beautiful and notorious courtesans.

edwardianera:fabulousandeccentric: Liane de Pougy July 1869 – 26 December was a Folies Bergères dancer renowned as one of Paris’s most beautiful and notorious courtesans. Anne Marie Chassaigne was born in La Flèche, Sarthe, France, the.

Astaire and Hayworth...perfection

Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire Dancing Rita Hayworth & Fred Astaire. We always associate Fred Astaire with Ginger Rogers. However, Astaire admitted the person he most loved dancing with was Rita Hayworth.

Jeanne + Miles

Uncredited Photographer Jeanne Moreau and Miles Davis During the Filming of Louis Malle’s “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud” (Elevator to the Gallows), Paris 1958

17 year old Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift via Time Life

Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor horsing around outside sound stages at Paramount Studios during filming of "A Place in the Sun", photo by Peter Stackpole, Hollywood, February 1950

best and worst time to post on social media sites via @giorgio_fontana

Post on social media from for maximum effectiveness. (not sure if this works, but worth a try) The Best and Worst Times to Post on Social Networks (Infographic) (I pin this with the caveat that it depends on your audience)