A Dadaist collagist–turned-photographer, Erwin Blumenfeld began publishing his fashion shoots in magazines like Vogue and Cosmopolitan in the late 1930s. Working with print solarization and superimposition, and using mirrors and gauzy fabrics to divide photographic space, Blumenfeld transformed both the models and their clothes into collagelike elements. In Red Cross (cover for Vogue, above), 1945, [...]
This June Taschen will release the Helmut Newton Polaroids Book. Newton saved his test Polaroids, allowing a privileged and rare chance to see the tests from a selection of his greatest shoots over a period of decades. Put together by his widow, June Newton, his collection captures the magic of Helmut Newton photo shoots as [...]
LiveJournal user Shrubrub did some great collages by stacking up every single 2010 Vogue cover from all over the world to arrive to the image above, where she’s pretending to see what would appear as Virgin Mary (I guess I could see that too). She also stacked up the covers country by country, creating
Although Kevin Mackintosh left Africa 15 years ago for the United Kingdom (he now lives and works between London, New York and Paris), the oldest continent continues to resonate through his work. Whether it’s fashion editorial or still life, his work is always very dynamic and captivating. Having shoot for the likes of L’uomo Vogue, [...]
Japanese illustrator Hiroshi Tanabe’s distinguished illustrations emulated the clean lines of traditional woodcuts but matured into more refined and layered drawings early in his career. Though constantly evolving, his work maintains a sense of modernity unparalleled in fashion and beauty illustration.
Our inside sources in Paris have leeked some information about Carine’s departure from French Vogue, and though she may be pursing personal interests it seems her exit was not all that voluntary. Our sources have revealed that she was fired as a cause of not complying with a request from LVMH group for the December [...]
One of the biggest news in fashion world, (Trendland’s favorite) editor in chief of French Vogue Carine Roitfled leaves after a decade at the top of the French glossy. The news was announced on Vogue.fr’s site without giving any details, just specified that
Since the masquerade ball and the Vogue Paris editorial, I feel am like I seeing masks everywhere, even if we spotted the mask trend more than 1 year ago, it looks like its really developing now. This is an editorial by Panos Yiapanis and photographed by Willy Vanderperre for Vogue Hommes International #12.
It was a fashion fantasy explosion! The party of year (if not the last 10 years), everyone in the fashion industry was at Carine Roitfeld‘s masquerade ball party inside the sumptuous Hôtel Pozzo Di Borgo, celebrating 90 years of Vogue Paris. From every single top models to Anna Dello Russo, Jean Paul Gauliter, Marc Jacobs, [...]
I haven’t heard of something similar for American Hotel groups, have you? Following the European launch of Apple’s iPad, French luxury hotel chain Sofitel launched an iPad newspaper application service for guests, called “Le Kiosk”. There’s an App for that…
Freja Beha and Lara Stone in “Collection Privee” photographed by Terry Richardson and styled and directed by Carine Roitfeld for Vogue Paris June/July 2010.