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Then & Now

(right) “The Black and White Idea”, Vogue, April 1, 1950, front cover; photographer: Irving Penn. (left)Vogue Korea, 15th anniversary special issue, August 2011. source: fiercerthanyou.com Advertisements

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Then & Now

(left) The Quest for Beauty in Dahomey: A Photographic Essay by Irving Penn.Vogue. Dec 01,1967. Source: Vogue Digital Archive. (right) Suno, Fall 2009. http://www.sunony.com/

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Fashion in Black & White- Part III, Flowers

In the last two posts, I have introduced how fashion designers structure garments in black and white, and how they explore contrasting ideas of sexuality and feminine models through the use of black and white lace. This week I’d like … Continue reading

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Then & Now Special: Raf Simons for Dior

A few days ago Raf Simons debuted his much anticipated Christian Dior haute couture collection.  Style.com reported hysteria outside on the street, and a front row occupied by a  long list of leading designers, such Alber Elbaz, Marc Jacobs and Riccardo Tisci among others. Despite … Continue reading

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Then & Now

(left) Models Dorian Leigh and Evelyn Tripp in Clair McCardell’s wool jersey dresses, photograph by Irving Penn, Vogue 1950. (right) John Galliano for Dior Haute Couture,  Fall 2008-2009 I particularly love these two images together because it reflects the identity … Continue reading

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Then & Now

(left) Marie Antoinette queen of France,  1779. By Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755 –1842). (right) Kate Moss at the Ritz in Paris. Photographer: Tim Walker, styling: Grace Coddington. Vogue, April, 2012.

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Interview with the curators of Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution- Part II

Welcome to the part-two of our interview with Cassidy Zachary and Tracy Jenkins, curators of the exhibition Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution , open now through April 7 at the Museum at FIT. check out part one here. Keren Ben Horin: Can you talk a bit … Continue reading

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