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Edith Bouvier "Little Edie" Beale (1917 - 2002) Born Nov. 7, 1917, Died Jan. 14, 2002, Socialite, fashion model and cabaret performer.

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from Hooked on Houses

A New House Built to Look Like Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens movie poster and the home with Jackie Kennedy's aunt, Edith Bouvier Beale, and her daughter, known as "Little Edie," who were living together in this broken-down family mansion in East Hampton. In 2009 the HBO movie "Gray Gardens" told the story. Shown as it was in 1973.

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from The New Yorker

Too Much Stuff

Let It Go Are we becoming a nation of hoarders? ~ Little Edie Beale in Grey Gardens, the home she shared with her mother, in 1972.

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Edith Bouvier Beale was an American socialite, fashion model and cabaret performer. She was a first cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill. She is best known as "Little Edie," one of the subjects of the documentary film Grey Gardens by Albert and David Maysles detailing life at the East Hampton home by the same name.

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"I had a terrible hard time with Edie. She just went wild after her father wasn't living here. She went wild, absolutely wild. I couldn't do anything with her at all." - Big Edie

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Society darling Edith Beale pictured with her beau, Jack Vietor who has diplomatic ambitions, at the infamous El Morocco nightclub, 1937.

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from The Huffington Post

Staunch Characters: "Grey Gardens"

A staunch character indeed. Grey Gardens, one of my favorite films. (pinned from http://www.huffingtonpost.com)

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