Ola Hudson was a fashion designer in the 60’s and 70’s. She also happened to be the mother of one of the most famous guitarist in the world, Slash.
Pamela Courson was a model at the time she met Ola and they became good friends during a modeling photo shoot. Pam modeled for some of Ola’s pieces and helped around in Ola’s boutique Skitzo from time to time. Jim later became good friends with Ola through Pam. When Ola had to leave for work related business, it was Pamela who babysat for Ola’s children, taking care of little slash and his brother.
Born in 1946, same year as Pam, Ola Hudson was also a costume designer whose clients included Ringo Starr, John Lennon and David Bowie.
Ola Hudson died of lung cancer in 2009.
All photos from http://www.slashparadise.com/