Constant innovation, quality control, exclusivity and timelessness: four characteristics that every fashion brand would like to espouse. And magazines strive for pretty much the same things.
Articles with tag 'Fashion'
If Virginia Oldoini had been born two decades ago instead of in 1837,she undoubtedly would have been as famous as Kate Moss. The Florentine of noble birth was already obsessively attracted to thecamera in the first decades after the invention of photography. And she was a ravishing beauty. For these reasons she may be considered the first photo model in history.
Fashion always looks back as well as forward. Great photography embraces this with both hands.
As of 1945 Avedon set the standard for fashion photography in the American Harper’s bazaar for twenty years. Avedon, however, was capable of more than pretty fashion photography. ‘Really great fashion photographers are always great photographers, period.’
Sandor Lubbe (44) is sitting contentedly in his spacious officehome-apartment at the edge of the Vondelpark in Amsterdam.For the past two years, the founder of the once famous fashion magazine DUTCH has been working on creating a new magazine.Even with all the experience he gained through DUTCH, he cannot quite yet lean back and put his feet up. Quite the opposite.
It’s been two years since our first and last fashion issue. It was a great success, selling out in just a couple of months (although that could be due to the fact that Kate Moss was splashed across the cover, but let’s not dwell).
An interview with Albert Watson, icon of the fashion world and beyond, managed to squeeze us into his busy schedule to answer our burning questions about fashion photography.