Inimitable Style: Fashion Illustration vs. Fashion Photography in 1914 Vogue

In 1914, modern fashion photography, as we know and love it today, was still in its very nascent, experimental phase. Photographers such as Edward Steichen and Baron Adolph de Meyer had demonstrated the artistic possibilities of the medium but it would be years before their influences would be  overwhelming felt within the pages of fashion magazines. (Indeed, … Continue reading Inimitable Style: Fashion Illustration vs. Fashion Photography in 1914 Vogue

The Art of Dress: Marion Cotillard for Dior Magazine no. 1, September 2012

“It’s another way to communicate luxury,” said Dior’s Chief Executive Sidney Toledano on the debut of Dior Magazine in 2012, “This is not a catalogue. It’s fresh and modern. It’s how we see ourselves; our own maison. I think it translates perfectly the mood of the company right now.” Actress Marion Cotillard, who has worked with … Continue reading The Art of Dress: Marion Cotillard for Dior Magazine no. 1, September 2012