I couldn't bear to upload the vivid Carmen Miranda cover of " Brazilian Style", the Assouline tome that certainly doesn't dodge the clichés that come to mind when thinking of Brazil.
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“I had read too many stories about magazines losing image troves, whether because they were poorly maintained, thrown out by accident, or deemed unimportant to posterity. But you need only visit any designer’s studio and see the vintage portraits and fashion photographs pinned to the wall to understand that these pictures carry weight; that they are points of reference and inspiration, not simply commercial images made to sell dresses.”
Anna Wintour in the foreword to Nostalgia In Vogue.
I recall a brilliant writer , (I believe it was Hilton Als) expressing the discouraging sentiment that in fashion, people are suspicious of words and the people who ply too heavily in them.
TI DATE: Kate + Laura Mulleavy in conversation with Catherine Opie celebrating their new book:RODARTE, CATHERINE OPIE, ALEC SOTHSubmitted by Wayne on Wed, 2011-09-14 19:08.
CURRENT READING: Marisa Berenson: A Life in Pictures: Steven Meisel (Editor), Jason Duzansky (Design): RizzoliSubmitted by Wayne on Tue, 2011-08-30 23:06.