penelope tree has both a name and a face that we will never forget. born in 1950, penelope was the only daughter to socialite marietta tree and journalist and investor, ronald tree. when she was the age of 13 legendary photographer diane arbus spotted and photographed her. her parents objected to her career as a model but once tree reached the age of 17 she moved into david bailey's flat in london's primrose neighborhood, a hang out for hippies during the 'swingin sixties.' she had the most unique and amazing style, vogue covers in her portfolio and was the ultimate sixties it girl. at 21 she broke out with a serious skin disease which left bad scars on her face which abruptly ended her career. i choose penelope to be this weeks style muse for her unique beauty & incredible style.
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