at the Ford Model Agencyphoto by Nina Leenfor LIFE Magazine, 1948

at the Ford Model Agency
photo by Nina Leen
for LIFE Magazine, 1948

photo by Nina Leenfor LIFE Magazine, 1942

photo by Nina Leen
for LIFE Magazine, 1942

photo by Nina Leenfor LIFE Magazine, 1949

photo by Nina Leen
for LIFE Magazine, 1949

Jean Patchett by Nina Leenfor LIFE Magazine, 1949

Jean Patchett by Nina Leen
for LIFE Magazine, 1949

Ingrid and Ingvar Jarnald photo by Nina Leen, 1950 

Ingrid and Ingvar Jarnald
photo by Nina Leen, 1950 

Carol Channing by Nina Leen, 1949

Carol Channing by Nina Leen, 1949

photo by Nina Leenfor LIFE Magazine, 1946

photo by Nina Leen
for LIFE Magazine, 1946

photo by Nina Leen, 1947

photo by Nina Leen, 1947

light refractionphoto by Nina Leen, 1963

light refraction
photo by Nina Leen, 1963

Carol Channing by Nina Leen, 1949

Carol Channing by Nina Leen, 1949

DIY sunglasses decorationphoto by Nina Leen, 1947

DIY sunglasses decoration
photo by Nina Leen, 1947

"Conversation Skirts"photo by Nina Leen

"Conversation Skirts"
photo by Nina Leen

from Beach Fashions, 1950photo by Nina Leen for LIFE Magazine 

from Beach Fashions, 1950
photo by Nina Leen
for LIFE Magazine