Sometimes you come across pieces that fascinating you so much that it is not only about fashion trend. The curiosity leads you to great stories that help you to explore fashion life today and understand how the fashion industry has evolved over time.
And I am back to photography. I guess nothing else tells you a story better than a beautiful photo. I was going through the images online and I came across these beautiful photos in black-and-white of actresses singers models. That’s how I learned about Francesco Scavullo .
This is the story about Rudi Gernreich, a Viennese Jewish boy who escaped the Nazis and found himself in America , about a visionary boy and a great designer who revolutionized swimwear in 60s.
“Embroidery was the love of writing your dreams with a needle, with a pearl, with anything that could enchant and bring tenderly to life a décor, an ambiance, a souvenir.” François Lesage
Ormond Gigli, longtime photographer for TIME, LIFE, Paris Match and others, snapped everything from farmers to movie stars in his decades long career. But his most famous image, “Girls in the Windows” — taken on New York’s East 58th Street in 1960 – was made on a whim.
Born on New York’s Upper East Side, Helburn took up photography when he was demobbed after the Second World War. He and an army buddy, Ted Croner, rented a cheap studio – “about the size of two bathrooms. And it stank!” – near Central Park, and made their start doing test shots for aspiring models... More
Space age happened during the space race era. It is the age of space exploration. The background of it was from the competition between the USA and Soviet Union during the Cold War period (from 1945 to 1991) the missile arms race, the product of the WWII, Nuclear weapon, one of the most significant examples,... More
All the costumes in The 10th Victim (La decima vittima, 1965), designed by Guido Coltellacci and made by the Sorelle Fontana to look dangerous and daring in so many ways.