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Aileen Mehle (née Elder, June 10, 1918 – November 11, 20...

wikipedia - 14 Nov 2016
Aileen Mehle (née Elder, June 10, 1918 – November 11, 2016), known by the pen name Suzy or Suzy Knickerbocker, was an American society columnist, active in journalism for over fifty years. Her column was syndicated to 100 newspapers and read by over 30 million people.
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Remembering Mario Buatta, the Prince of Chintz

Architectural Digest - 16 Oct 2018
His loyalists included the publisher Malcolm Forbes, Patricia Altschul of television's Southern Charm, society columnist Aileen Mehle, newscaster Barbara Walters, Vogue fashion editor Gloria Schiff, and members of Condé Nast's Newhouse family. In 1985 ...
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Aileen Mehle, Gossip's Grande Dame Known as 'Suzy,' Dies at 98

New York Times - 11 Nov 2016
Aileen Mehle, who titillated readers with her rapier wit for five decades as “Suzy,” the glamorous, nationally syndicated grande dame of tabloid society gossip columnists, died on Friday at her home in Manhattan. She was 98. Her death was confirmed by ...
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Aileen Mehle, 'Suzy' Gossip Columnist, Dies at 98

WWD - 12 Nov 2016
Aileen Mehle, a witty, ebullient beauty best known as the columnist Suzy — whose stories on Nouvelle Society and the frenzied celebrity culture that succeeded it, appeared in WWD and W between 1991 and 2005 — died Friday at age 98, according to ...
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Toasting Aileen Mehle's Glamorous Life

WWD - 25 May 2017
NEW YORK — “She would never just walk into a room — she appeared,” remarked Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia about famed society columnist Aileen Mehle at a memorial reception held in her honor. “I never called her 'Aileen.' I called her 'Goddess.
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A Famous Society Gossip Columnist's Estate Goes Up for Auction (blog) - 10 May 2017
For five decades Aileen Mehle's society column, written under the penname Suzy, was read by millions of people around the country. Her chronicles of the escapades of the rich and famous at glamorous events in New York City were nationally syndicated, ...
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Mario Buatta Creates a Regal Residence on Manhattan's Upper East Side

Architectural Digest - 28 Sep 2015
“Do you know, Mrs. Mehle, that you have just moved from one ballroom into another?” asked the doorman for the townhouse apartment I'd found. “Really?” I said. “No, I didn't know.” Everything was falling into place. Except the decorating, but I'll come ...
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Inside the Auction of Zsa Zsa Gabor's Life, Pill Bottles and All

Daily Beast - 14 Apr 2018
The artist himself is as mysterious as the portrait he's rendered, but he has also done portraits of society columnist Aileen Mehle and actresses Tallulah Bankhead and Kay Kendall. Dramatic portraits are the theme of Gabor's estate sale, which also ...
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Liz Smith, the Last Nice Gossip Columnist

Daily Beast - 13 Nov 2017
She had a lock on absolutely everybody except for Aileen Mehle, who would never speak to her.” Mehle was Liz's longtime rival, a sharp-elbowed competitor who wrote under the byline “Suzy” for the Daily News and the Post (and died almost exactly a year ...
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The Gossip Guy

New York Times - 03 Oct 2014
The longtime press agent R. Couri Hay knows how to get a name, even his own, into a column. “The R stands for ruthless,” he said. He pointed to a cottage in the backyard of his West 81st Street townhouse and recounted the time he locked Andy Warhol ...
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Remembering Anne Slater, Queen of Uptown

The Cut - 27 Dec 2017
Anne Slater was a lady with a capital L, but Anne Slater was also a babe. In her signature blue glasses, she was more fun, spirited, and dazzling than anyone — a New York treasure. Anne, who passed away in her sleep on Christmas Eve, reigned as one of ...
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Chicago gossip columnist Ann Gerber dies

Chicago Sun-Times - 15 Nov 2016
“Ann was Chicago's version of New York's Aileen Mehle [who wrote as “Suzy,”] Liz Smith and Cindy Adams — all combined in one petite, but oh-so-mighty observer and commentator on our town's social scene for more than seven decades,” Zwecker said.
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Notable Deaths 2016

New York Times - 29 Dec 2016
Aileen Mehle (a. k. a. Suzy) , 98 · Leon Russell , 74 · Gwen Ifill , 61 · Gardnar Mulloy , 102 · Diana Balmori , 84 · Mose Allison , 89 · Melvin R. Laird , 94 · Dwayne O. Andreas , 98 · Jay W. Forrester , 98 · Ruth Gruber , 105 · Denton Cooley , 96 ...
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In Remembrance: The Fashion Figures We Lost in 2016

W Magazine - 23 Dec 2016
The fashion press said goodbye to both Bill Cunningham, the father of street style photography, Franca Sozzani, the iconic and ever forward-looking editor of Italian Vogue, and Aileen Mehle, the sharp-tongued gossip columnist known as "Suzy.".
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Gene Cavallero Jr., Who Ran the Colony Restaurant, Dies at 92

New York Times - 17 Jun 2016
Gene Cavallero Jr., who took over his father's fabled Manhattan restaurant, the Colony, and maintained it as a gilt-edged gathering place for the social elite and the international jet set, died on June 4 in Phoenix. He was 92. His death was confirmed ...

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