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Detrás de la Puerta Roja: Elizabeth Arden.

Canadian-born beautician and cosmetics entrepreneur Elizabeth Arden.

Who Was Elizabeth Arden?

Elizabeth Arden, born Florence Nightingale Graham, Dec 1884 near Toronto. A beauty pioneer, opened her first Red Door Spa in New York in Died Oct.

Elizabeth Arden was a leading beauty entrepreneur and a suffragist. Born Florence Nightingale Graham in Canada, she worked briefly as a nurse, where she was inspired by the use of creams to treat burns. She moved to New York in 1909, took a job at a salon, and a year later opened her Fifth Avenue spa with what would become her trademark red door and her new name Elizabeth Arden. A staunch advocate for equality, Arden joined 15,000 women in a suffrage demonstration in 1912.

Elizabeth Arden's coat features broad, rounded shoulders cut in one piece with the yoke, 1939

Sky Blue Pink . From Duke Digital Collections. Collection: Ad*Access

Elizabeth Arden’s Sky Blue Pink Color Harmony Box – Sky Blue Pink

Frankly, he was Fascinated. Loving the graphics on this 1942 Elizabeth Arden lipstick ad.

Elizabeth Arden My Love perfume vintage ad

* My Love, Elizabeth Arden (Perfumes) 1949 Tom C. Keogh – was an international fashion illustrator, graphic artist, and set and costume designer