Penelope Tree

Supermodel, socialite and muse to photographers from Bailey to Beaton, Penelope Tree was a ’60s icon. Today her wit remains as razor-sharp as her cheekbones, and while we await her debut novel (published next year by Moonflower Books), we quizzed the ageless beauty about a few of her favourite things…

Image: Susannah Baker-Smith

The One Thing On Your Bedside Table

A carved Buddha from Bodh Gaya.

The One Film


The One Thing In Your Wardrobe Right Now

A dress by the Muzungu Sisters with a blue mushroom print and blue embroidery at the sleeves and neckline.

The One Gift You’d Like To Give Yourself

A trip to Japan with my children.

The One Restaurant

Mylos on the Greek island of Leros.

The One Place You’d Keep On Visiting

The Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The One Thing You’ll Never Give Up

Colouring my hair.

The One Beauty Product You Can’t Live Without

Kiehl’s Creme de Corps. I’ve used it for over 40 years and I’m convinced it's the reason I didn’t get stretch marks during pregnancy.


Image: Leasang Sherpa via UnSplash

The One Person Who Inspires Your Style

Jenny Kee the Australian designer. Then and now.

The One Cocktail

A Rum Sour made with Mount Gay Barbados Rum, a little sugar syrup, fresh lime juice and a pinch of fresh grated nutmeg.

The One Piece Of Advice

”We’re all going to die but we still need to moisturise.” DJK Rinpoche.

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