Rose Hartman was a constant presence at Studio 54 and has remained on the New York City social scene ever since, which makes her latest tome, Incomparable Couples, that focuses on her candid photos of well-known duos eye candy for celebrity-obsessed brides- and grooms-to-be looking to make their own big-day entrance. “An incomparable couple is a visually stunning duo…who exudes magnetism and megawatt appeal,” Hartman says of her subject. Here, some of our favorite married ones she’s included in the mix to get you inspired.
Iman and David Bowie, 13th Annual CFDA Awards, New York State Theatre, 1994
“I chose David and Iman for their enormous talent, obvious beauty, long, seemingly-more-than-happy marriage,” Hartman says.
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy and John F. Kennedy, Jr., First Jackie O. Award Salute to Brendan Gill, 26th Street Armory, 1994
“I have a sixth sense about people, and am able to feel their presence by their attitude and how they enter the room,” Hartman says.
Bianca and Mick Jagger, Bianca’s Birthday, Studio 54, 1977
Hartman captured this smooch on Bianca’s 32nd birthday celebration. The same night, she also took the famous photo of the model on a white horse inside the club.
Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera, Spanish Institute Gala, Plaza Hotel, 1990s
The fashion designer and her husband have been married over 45 years.