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Style Inspiration: Hedy Lamarr

11 July 2013
Yes, I am still admiring the silver screen actresses of the 40s. They were so feminine, so tough, so sensually beautiful. Those women understood the power of their femininity. And Hedy LaMarr was one such star. This Austro-America siren was born Hedwig Eva Maria Keisler into a "Jewish haute buorgeoirsie" family in Vienna, Austria-Hungary in 1931.

Not only was she beautiful, she was also an celebrated scientist. She is the mother of wi-fi. She created the basis of the wi-fi code with composer George Antheil in 1942. It was then called the 'frequency-hopping spread-spectrum invention.'