Marie Helvin

Fashion Model
Born Aug 13, 1952

Marie Helvin is a fashion model, who worked extensively with David Bailey—to whom she was married between 1975–85. In the 1970s and 1980s she appeared in many fashion stories for British Vogue and posed for a series of nude photographs made by David Bailey, which were published in his 1980 book Trouble and Strife.… Read More

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1952 Birth Helvin was born in 1952, in Tokyo, where her American GI father of Danish and French descent, had married a local interpreter of Japanese descent, and was brought up in Hawaii from the age of four. … Read More


1980 28 Years Old Together Bailey and Helvin produced a memorable book of nudes titled Trouble and Strife in 1980. … Read More


1990 38 Years Old She launched her own collection of body/swimwear range in 1990 and went on to produce seasonal collections which sold worldwide. … Read More


2007 55 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared on her 7th British Vogue cover in 2007.
Helvin returned to Japan to present a look at fashion and innovation in modern Japan in 'Marie Helvin's Tokyo', part of the Luxury Life series on CNBC. In February 2009, she launched Marks & Spencer PORTFOLIO fashion range for women in their fifties.
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