Lolita Lost in the Hood: Lana Del Rey

Everyone and their mother knows and adores Lana Del Rey- the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant chose for herself at the beginning of the career.  Fun fact: It won over Sparkle Rope Jump Queen and May Jalier.  She describes her style as “Lolita Lost in the Hood” or a “gangsta Nancy Sinatra“.  Vanity Fair recently released unseen photos of Lana from before she found fame, shot by her sister Chuck Grant.

At the Surrey Hotel in New York, May 2012.

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