Beauregard Houston-Montgomery

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Beauregard Houston-Montgomery is a doll collector and author on the subjects of doll making and doll collecting.[1] He was formerly the editor of a fashion periodical called Details (magazine).[1][2] He is also a socialite[3] and photographer.[4]

Doll collecting[edit]

Houston-Montgomery wrote extensively on different models of doll and was a contributing editor of Doll Reader.[5] He noted of competitor dolls of Barbie (pictured); Tressy and Dawn that they displayed a "glitzy lifestyle ... devoid of social responsibility, a precursor of the disco consciousness of the 1970s."[3] He commented on Mattel's belated adoption of Fashion dolls in the mid 1980s.[5]


He interviewed Kim Novak for Interview magazine in December 1986[6] and has featured in Vanity Fair.[7] He was a close friend of Andy Warhol.[3]

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  1. ^ a b M. G. Lord (1995). Forever Barbie: the unauthorized biography of a real doll. Avon Books. ISBN 978-0-380-72049-1. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Here Publishing (9 November 1999). The Advocate. Here Publishing. pp. 54–. ISSN 0001-8996. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c New York Media, LLC (9 March 1987). New York Magazine. New York Media, LLC. pp. 40–. ISSN 0028-7369. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  4. ^ David Stenn (1 August 1988). Clara Bow: runnin' wild. Doubleday. ISBN 978-0-385-24125-0. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Toni Schlesinger (9 March 2006). Five Flights Up and Other New York Apartment Stories. Princeton Architectural Press. pp. 18–. ISBN 978-1-56898-585-5. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Patrick Mcgilligan (14 September 2004). Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light. HarperCollins. pp. 811–. ISBN 978-0-06-098827-2. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  7. ^ Vanity Fair. Condé Nast Publications. 1996. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 

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