Vera Ashby (1895-1985) – Sumurun, was a British fashion model (who worked in Paris) in the 1920s. When Edward Molyneux left Lucile to open his own couture house in 1919, he hired Vera Ashby as his head mannequin. He named her Sumurun; and her persona was “Enchantress of the Desert, the world’s most famous mannequin, courted and fêted by many men, proposed to by at least a score”.

Vera Ashby (1895-1985) – Sumurun, was a British fashion model (who worked in Paris) in the 1920s. When Edward Molyneux left Lucile to open his own couture house in 1919, he hired Vera Ashby as his head mannequin. He named her Sumurun; and her persona was “Enchantress of the Desert, the world's most famous mannequin, courted and fêted by many men, proposed to by at least a score”.

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