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During the mid 1960's, Edie Sedgwick was the constant companion of pop artist, sixties icon and film-maker, Andy Warhol, and played a part in his early success. Edie became famous in New York as one of Andy Warhol's 'Superstars.'

Edie Sedgwick dazzled everyone with her beauty, style, glamour and wealth. She was a very bright and well spoken young lady, having a penchant for shopping. Edie purchased everything, from only the very best stores in New York, including glamourous clothes, as well as considerable quantities of make-up and earings. She managed to spend a large amount of her family inheritance.

The Sedgwick family included a number of relatives who played a part in early American History. Edie arrived at the factory - backed by such a large family history - and dazzled Warhol. Edie helped to transform the factory's reputation as a place to be seen for all New York's wealthy socialites and trend-setters. During the period from 1963 until 1965, Edie featured in leading magazines such as Time, Life and Vogue. Warhol and Edie became close friends, and received substantial media coverage due to the fact that Edie accompanied Warhol everywhere - to parties at the factory, in Manhattan, and to leading Gallery Exhibitions. Edie added a touch of style and glamour to many art openings, which arguably, resulted in Warhol receiving much more media coverage than would have normally been reserved for an up and coming artist at that time.

Edie enjoyed life as a big celebrity. However, despite building up a number of close relationships with factory friends, her connection with Andy Warhol eventually ended in arguments and a well documented break-up ensued. Edie slipped away from the media spotlight.

Thankfully, Edie's memory continues to live in some of the wonderful and amazing photos of her taken by her true friend, Billy Name.

This site is dedicated to Edie's memory.