Deauville Beauty Contest, Miss France Yvette Labrousse, 1930

International beauty contest, filmed on August 12, 1930. The scenes include contestants from Germany, England, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Russia, The Bronx, New York, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States and France, competing in an international beauty contest, Deauville (France)

With Miss France 1930, Yvette Labrousse – Yvonne Blanche Labrousse – later known as Om Habibeh, the lady of Yakymour the Begum Om Habibeh ‘Mata Salamat’ Aga Khan, fourth and last wife of Sir Sultan Mohammad Shah, Aga Khan III.





New Years Eve, 1956

Happy New Year Firework GIF

Monaco, New Year’s Eve 1956, Her Highness The Begum Aga Khan III and Aristotle Onassis attend a party organised by Monte Carlo SBM to ring in the New Year. As Jean-Gabriel Domergue’s posters said at the time: “Les gens chic sont l’hiver à Monte-Carlo” (“In winter chic people are in Monte-Carlo”).


The Begum Aga Khan III and Aristotle Onassis at New Years Party, Monaco, 1956

Yakymour is wishing you a wonderful and healthy new year. May all optimistic things in life will be yours!

by Jean Amr