Gloria Vanderbilt's Inimitable Life in Photos
The icon died in 2019 at the age of 95.
She was a social icon, a fashion legend, and an artist in her own right. Gloria Vanderbilt passed away in 2019 at the age of 95. "Gloria Vanderbilt was an extraordinary woman who loved life and lived it on her own terms," her son, Anderson Cooper, said in a CNN broadcast. "What an extraordinary life. What an extraordinary mom. What an incredible woman." Here, a look at this incredible woman's life.
Gloria was born February 20, 1924. Here, she's held by her mother Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, shortly after the death of her father, Reginald Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt and her aunt, Gertrude Vanderbilt-Whitney, arrive at a courthouse in New York for a trial to determine who would get custody of Gloria.
Vanderbilt leaves St. Francis Catholic Church in Garden City, New York, with her aunt (right) after attending a service. Gloria, by a Supreme Court ruling, spent weekdays with her aunt and weekends with her mother.
A young Gloria sits in a horse-drawn carriage in Locust Valley, New York in 1935.
A 14-year-old Vanderbilt poses for a portrait.
Vanderbilt as a teenager during a New Year's Eve party in New York on January 2.
Gloria and her mother take a walk in Los Angeles.
Vanderbilt and her first husband, Pat DeCicco, at the El Morocco before they were married.
Vanderbilt and Pat DeCicco on their wedding day. They were married until 1945.
A pearl-clad Vanderbilt poses in a kitchen.
Gloria discuss her poetry on the CBS Radio program The Music Room. Three of her poems, set to music by composer Alan Hovhaness, were performed by opera singer Nell Tangeman under the title "Canticle for Voice, Strings, and Woodwinds."
Vanderbilt lounges in swimwear.
Vanderbilt with Frank Sinatra at the Ambassador Hotel on New Years Eve, one of her reported lovers.
Vanderbilt holding a copy of The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Director Sidney Lumet sits with his new wife Gloria during their wedding reception. Lumet was her third husband and they were married from 1955 to 1963.
Vanderbilt walks with Frank Sinatra.
Vanderbilt was shot for Vogue enjoying a mani-pedi at New York's House of Revlon.
Gloria and Lumet stand together at the foot of a marble staircase.
Vanderbilt shows off a new hairstyle made famous by the 1961 French film Last Year at Marienbad.
Vanderbilt sits for a portrait session at 44 years old.
Posing with one of her paintings wearing a dress designed by Adolfo to match the painting.
Vanderbilt at a New York Film Festival Opening at Alice Tully Hall.
With her sons, Anderson Cooper and Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, in their Southhampton home in New York.
Vanderbilt with her fourth husband, actor and editor Wyatt Cooper, at a ball in the Plaza Hotel. The theme: Winter Palace at St. Petersburg during the Romanov Dynasty.
With her husband, Wyatt Cooper, and their sons Carter Vanderbilt Cooper and Anderson Hayes Cooper.
The family at home on Long Island.
Wyatt Cooper and Vanderbilt at a Charlie Chaplin Tribute at the Philharmonic Hall in New York City.
Vanderbilt poses in her home, surrounded by pillows she designed herself.
Vanderbilt and her sons, Carter and Anderson, in New York City.
Vanderbilt and her sons pose on her bed in their apartment in the UN Towers in New York.
From: Town & Country US