The Bouvier Sisters at the Debutante Ball 1951 Mirrored

The Bouvier Sisters

The Bouvier sisters are; Jacky Kennedy-Onassis and Lee Rafdziwill, they are both deceased. In their lifetime they really were top-notch socialites. The photo below is made by Sir Cecil Beaton in 1951, captured for Vogue Magazine. It marks the start of their adult ‘career’ in high society. The picture is taken before (during, or at) their Debutante Ball. A Debutante ball is an official party were boys and girls from royal, aristocratic or upper-class families are introduced as marriage material, at around age sixteen to eighteen.

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(Jacqueline with her sister at a debutante ball in 1951 photo Cecil Beaton/Vogue/Condé Nast. Mirrored by Mimi Berlin)

A Bachelor Girl in 1950

A Bachelor Girl in 1950A Bachelor Girl in 1950

LIFE featured a bachelor girl in 1950, 21-year-old Peggy Cross, was followed by photographer Nina Leen during her pre-marriage days.
“Bride’s four showers. With this practical haul Peggy Cross is set to keep house.” see/read more time.com (Photocredits; Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

See how Jeong Mee Yoon photographed Japanese children with their stuff in the same manner as above