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June 18, 1924

“I love street, adore street. Life is about mixing things and to be divine in the streets.”  Polly Allen Mellen  

Polly Allen Mellen Fashion Editor for Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue is born.

Polly Allen Mellen has been a stylist and fashion editor for more than 60 years at Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. From 1991 to 1999 she was the creative director of Allure.

Mellen formally retired from Conde Nast Publications in 1994 and remains a consultant on various projects. She was born on June 18, 1924 and raised in West Hartford, Connecticut, and attended Miss Porter’s School. Mellen was married to Henry Wigglesworth Mellen from 1965 until his death in 2014. Before she started her career in design she worked as a nurse’s aid in World War II.

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Link to Photo Credit:                                Polly Allen Mellon

 

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Link to Photo Credit: Polly Allen Mellon

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