Grace Rosanky Putnam Jones's improbable rise to success is story enough; a country girl reared in Texas volunteers as a pilot in World War II as a member of the famous WASP.
(Women Airforce Service Pilots )
Grace then makes the most unexpected choice and moves to New York to walk the runways as a successful fashion and television model.
After marrying legendary "Ace Fighter" Pilot, Lt. Col. Jack Jones, they travel the world representing the United States, becoming known as the Power Couple.
Retiring to the small out-of-the-way roadside town of Salado, Texas, Grace stunned the fashion world of Texas in 1962, by opening her haute couture store, carrying well-known collections such as Christian Lacroix, Valentino, Geoffrey Beene, Jean Louis,
Pauline Trigere, Balenciaga, Brooks, Ron Amey, Cardin, and Vollbracht.
For over forty years GRACE JONES was Neiman Marcus's main competition.
Read about her extraordinary life in the newly re-released Second Edition Biography
by Mary Margaret Quadlander
Available on Amazon
$19.99 plus shipping and handling
**A previous first edition by the same name, written in 2011, is sold on Amazon, but is not current and is not this book. Second hand sellers offer it.