Jayne Mansfield was a true glamour girl in every sense of the word. Men adored her and most women wanted to be her. She was born Vera Jayne Palmer. Jayne was a very trusting and naïve child. Her kind heart enabled her to touch the hearts of many. In 1949 at a Christmas Eve party, Jayne met Paul Mansfield. He was studious and handsome. They soon married and had a daughter named Jayne Marie Mansfield. Paul treated her with genuine respect throughout their marriage. Jayne was much like a rare jewel with plenty of star quality. Unfortunately her star burnt out to soon. On June 29, 1967, she was riding in the front seat along with lawyer Sam Brody and Ronnie Harrison, her children where all in the back of the vehicle when they rounded a curve on a dark stretch of highway and slammed into a semi truck. Jayne’s children made it with only minor injuries. Everyone in the front seat weren’t so lucky. That day we lost one of the most legendary glamour girls of the 60’s.
Another glamour girl’s legend is Ann Margaret who still looks as good today as she did back when. She was born in Sweden and moved to the Chicago area with her Mother. Ann Margaret truly defined in the seventies as an actress, with Academy Award nominations for “Carnal Knowledge” and “Tommy”. Her career was almost ended abruptly while performing at a nightclub she tumbled off the side of the stage. The eighties began with her first Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year Award. At this time , her husband Roger was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis and she was thrust into the toughest role of her life, supporting and helping her husband win the battle over this disease. In the nineties with her husbands health stabilized and a lot of new opportunities opening up for her as one of the legendary glamour girls. She performed live at Radio City Music Hall and starred in “Grumpy Old Men“ and “Grumpier Old Men” which where both hits with Jack Lemmon and Walter Mata. She is definitely a glamour model that keeps getting better and better as the years go by.
Presently Paris Hilton is one of the most famous glamour model girls. Her fashion sense is impeccable. She is the oldest of four children born to Richard and Kathy Hilton. She is related by marriage to Zsa Zsa Gabor who married Paris’s great-grandfather Conrad Hilton and Elizabeth Taylor whose first husband was Paris’s great-uncle, Conrad Nicholson Hilton, Jr. Her paternal grandparents are hotel chairman Barron Hilton and his wife the former Marilyn Hawley. Her paternal great-grandparents where Hilton Hotel founder Conrad Hilton and his first wife Mary Barron. When Conrad Hilton died he left nothing to his children or descendants in his will. Barron Hilton contested this decision and won. Paris has signed on with several top modeling agencies, like Ford Models Management in New York, Models 1 Agency in London and Premier Model Management in London also. Hilton is also the founder of Heiress Records, a sub-label of Warner Brothers Records that she created in 2004. She started working on her own album, titled “Paris” in 2004 too. Her album was released in August 2006. Paris glamour model girls style is always, fresh, fun, flirty and sexy, whether it’s a red carpet event or just atrip to the nail salon.
American and British glamour models of today and yesteryear still set the stage for what we consider to be glamorous. Whether its clothing, shoes, accessories, hair or makeup glamour model girls make it happen. The magazine’s Glamour, In Style and Vogue always have the current fashion styles and trends so to learn more about Glamour read one of these or search online.