From Priscilla Frank’s article for the Huffington Post:

Simpson’s vintage photos capture Page in a variety of show-stopping ensembles, ranging from blue body paint to faux bloody nipples. “My photos are a tribute to Page’s fabulousness and uniqueness, and also a history of our friendship, which spanned a dozen years,” Simpson explained to the Huffington Post. “It was often a bumpy and erratic ride, but through it all, Page’s beauty shined bright.”

Simpson met Page while the two were living on East 13th Street in the Lower East Side, which, for those who need a reminder, was far seedier back in the day. Enraptured by Page’s beauty and flamboyant lifestyle, Simpson began spending more and more time with Page, photographing her many ensembles in the process.

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