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Women of a Certain New York: 7 Portraits of the City’s Grandest Dames

The opening of the Charles James show at the Metropolitan Museum’s Anna Wintour Costume Center brings with it memories of New Yorks past: of ball gowns and ballrooms, of a society well costumed and closed. That world is all but gone. (And as for the closed part: Good riddance.) But there is, luckily, a kind of grand New York that lives on — in the lives of its grandest dames. Here are seven of them. 

Photos by Norman Jean Roy. Styled by Kim Meehan.

*This article appeared in the May 5, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.

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