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TI IS MAD FOR : Aperture #216 : "Fashion" : Edited by Inez &Vinoodh

Writer Donatien Grau describes I&V's  agnostic practice as a “collaboration embedded within collaborations,”Writer Donatien Grau describes I&V's agnostic practice as a “collaboration embedded within collaborations,”

"Though this issue’s title appears in quotation marks, the intention is not to be ironic, or to suggest skepticism. Rather, the quotes allude to image quotation and reference, which 
are part and parcel of any creative act but are essential to the world of fashion. “In today’s professional climate . . . you’re only as good as your references,” guest editors Inez & Vinoodh note in their introduction to a portfolio of images by fashion’s most iconic and imitated photographers. Referencing is delicate, requiring thoughtful handling to avoid crossing the line into copying. Curator Charlotte Cotton remarks in her contribution that fashion photography’s often transparent
 use of references may be one reason why the genre is criticized from other corners. But in the end what matters is how a reference is used: when adequately transformed, you may sense a quotation but won’t recognize its source.

Eagerly Anticipating :1996: Inez and Vinoodh: Byredo

At first the perfume was thought to be a gift for the couple, but then its exposure exploded on social medias. Image via Inez and Vinoodh InstagramAt first the perfume was thought to be a gift for the couple, but then its exposure exploded on social medias.Image via Inez and Vinoodh Instagram

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