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American socialite and fashion icon Slim Keith (1917-1990). Photographer unknown.

American socialite and fashion icon Slim Keith (1917-1990). Photographer unknown.

Slim Keith. I see something of Edward Hopper in this photo. The light, maybe. The loneliness, too.

Slim Keith. I see something of Edward Hopper in this photo. The light, maybe. The loneliness, too.

Fashion Icons - 1960s and 1970s Style Icons - Harper's BAZAAR - Slim Keith - contemporary of Babe Paley, this Upper Est Side swan was a true example of the jet set - with a wardrobe to match.

#theLIST: 10 Indie Style Icons

Fashion Icons - 1960s and 1970s Style Icons - Harper's BAZAAR - Slim Keith - contemporary of Babe Paley, this Upper Est Side swan was a true example of the jet set - with a wardrobe to match.

Lady Nancy 'Slim' Keith (1917-1990), American socialite, fashion icon and wife to director-husband, Howard Hawk.  [Photographer unknown, via Twirling Clare]

Lady Nancy 'Slim' Keith (1917-1990), American socialite, fashion icon and wife to director-husband, Howard Hawk. [Photographer unknown, via Twirling Clare]

Slim Keith with Howard Hawks.  LOVE the cropped trousers and lace-up espadrilles.

Slim Keith with Howard Hawks. LOVE the cropped trousers and lace-up espadrilles.

Slim Keith - northern Californian style (50's).  Slim was George Eliot (Baby) Jee, Jane's grandfather's big love

Slim Keith - northern Californian style (50's). Slim was George Eliot (Baby) Jee, Jane's grandfather's big love

Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not. The future Slim Keith advised on wardrobe. Better yet, she and Bacall became lifelong friends. KA

Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not. The future Slim Keith advised on wardrobe. Better yet, she and Bacall became lifelong friends. KA