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Can you tell me about Jacqueline de Ribes?
The Encyclopedia Of Fashion by Georgina O'Hara states that Jacqueline de Ribes was born Jacqueline de Beaumont in France. An internationally famous society hostess, de Ribes launched a line of clothes in 1983. She is noted mainly for her elegant, stately day and eveningwear. "There is no elegance without grace, no grace without ease" - The Vicomtesse Jacqueline de Ribes. See her portrait in Xray Photographs by Francois Nars.
Janet Pytowski is a freelance fashion and beauty writer. She is the President of VIDCAT Productions, a company specializing in runway and archival fashion footage. Her company produced the documentary "Fashion Flashbacks!" that highlights fashion newsreels from the 1950s-1960s. Janet is a Press member of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and a Co-Founder of FASHIONDIG.