Rachel (“Bunny”) Mellon, who has died aged 103, was the widow of the financier Paul Mellon and thought to be one of the world’s richest women; despite that, she remained relatively unknown to the public until 2011 when, at the age of …
Hubert de Givenchy vividly remembers the first time he met Bunny Mellon. The year was 1968; couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, who had just announced his retirement, walked the slender and elegant Mrs. Mellon—the formidable wife …
Peter Crane, who has traveled the world for horticultural research, leads the Northern Fauquier foundation that Mrs. Mellon left a reported endowment of $400 million. Who wouldn’t love this landscape? This wonderful land is preserved with great ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a wealthy arts and fashion patron, friend of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and political benefactor who funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to former presidential candidate John …
Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a wealthy aristocrat and political benefactor who loved the arts, horticulture, and horses — and was later embroiled in the story of John Edwards' affair with his mistress — died Monday. She was 103. Mellon's …
Art from the collection of the late Rachel Lambert Mellon -- known as Bunny Mellon -- brought in a total of $158.7 million at auction Monday. The Sotheby's auction in New York comprised 43 works of art, all of which sold, led by a Mark …
Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, the heiress to one of America’s great business fortunes whose support of presidential candidate John Edwards had attracted her, at 100, the type of public scrutiny she had spent a lifetime avoiding, has died. She …
In every aspect of her life, the late design legend and style icon Bunny Mellon cultivated refined elegance. The American heiress, married to the billionaire arts patron Paul Mellon, was an accomplished horticulturalist, gardener, …
Earlier today Your Mama discussed at some length a substantial and very serious Washington, D.C. mansion once owned by the somewhat reclusive heiress and socialite Rachel Lambert Mellon—otherwise known as Bunny Mellon—and …
After they married in 1948, the philanthropists Paul and Rachel Lambert Mellon began collecting art in earnest, though their tastes followed their own distinctive interests. Paul Mellon, consummate equestrian and Anglophile, favoured 18th …