Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

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The sexy and sophisticated New York socialite was a symbol of seduction and charm. At her feet lay the hearts of the most famous men of the era: Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Gene Kelly, Errol Flynn and other Hollywood stars. She made an indelible impression on an entire era in cinema and social life. The star died this year at the age of 95.

Find out the little-known details of the life of the inimitable Gloria Vanderbilt from our material.Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has diedSocialite, designer and artist Gloria Vanderbilt died on June 17 at the age of 95. They say it was she who became the prototype for creating the iconic image of Holly Golightly, played by Audrey Hepburn in the Oscar-winning film Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Despite the fact that Gloria was the heiress of a million-dollar fortune, she founded her own jeans company and convinced women of the 70s that they could wear them and look fashionable.

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Gloria Vanderbilt was married four times. She first tied the knot at the age of 17 with film producer Pet Dicicco, whom she divorced in 1945. The beauty claimed that her ex-husband raised on her hand. Just a few weeks after the divorce, she jumped out to marry the British conductor Leopold Stokowski. At that time, the elderly groom was 63 years old, and the young bride was only 21. This union lasted 10 years.

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

The third chosen socialite was producer Sidney Lumet, but they divorced in 1963. Gloria stopped only at the fourth chosen one, which was the writer Vayat Emory Cooper. Their marriage lasted 15 years and ended with Cooper's unexpected death in 1978, during heart surgery.

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

The socialite was friends with Charlie Chaplin, designer Diane von Furstenberg and novelist Truman Capote, who wrote the famous "Breakfast at Tiffany's", copying the image of the main character from his longtime girlfriend Vanderbilt.

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

The end of the 80s and the beginning of the 90s became a real test for the socialite. In 1988, 23-year-old son Carter jumped out of the window of their Manhattan mansion in front of her eyes. Gloria drank with grief, addicted to alcohol as much as her late father. The business did not bring such a high income as before, so the family had to sell part of the fortune.

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Bright dawn, quiet sunset: Gloria Vanderbilt, who inspired the author of the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's, has died

Gloria died of stomach cancer in a Manhattan hospital. A bright and long life ended with a quiet sunset in a hospital bed. An extraordinary woman who fell in love with the whole of Hollywood will forever remain a symbol of seduction and freedom, and gossip and scandals around her name will hover in the air of the American beau monde for a long time.

Bright Hollywood beauties, who shone in the middle of the last century, captivate with their charm even now. The beautiful Elizabeth Taylor, like Gloria Vanderbilt, was a star of her time and conquered millions of hearts of fans around the world.

Keywords: Actors | Marriage | Inspiration | Hollywood | Woman | Stars | Lovers | Mistress | Prototype | Family | Scandals | Death | Spouses | Film

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