In Memoriam: China Machado (1928-2016)

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China Machado, a true supermodel and fashion icon, has died at the age of 87. You can read more about her at Vogue.com. And here’s a recent interview at New York magazine.

What perfume did she wear, I wonder? Well, an interview with Into the Gloss three years ago included a photo of several Chanel fragrances: Cuir de Russie, Gardenia, and Bois Des Iles.

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A muse to Richard Avedon, a trailblazer for Asian Americans in the fashion industry, a role model for independent women everywhere…and she had great taste in scent, too.

Images: December 1959 cover of Harper’s Bazaar. Dressing table via Into the Gloss.

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