Fashion Photographers

Narciso Rodriguez

A three-quarter-length skirts takes on an air of graceful ease and – when sliced to the hip – harnesses just the right amount of seduction.

Styled by Tonne Goodman, photographed by Peter Lindbergh, model Fei Fei Sun wearing Narciso Rodriguez silk Georgette top and chiffon-satin skirt.

The Feminine Mystique Tonne Goodman Peter Lindbergh Fei Fei Sun Narciso Rodriguez

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Balmain

Less about in-your-face sex appeal and more about discreet confidence.

Styled by Tonne Goodman, photographed by Peter Lindbergh, model Fei Fei Sun in Balmain knit top and skirt.

The Feminine Mystique Tonne Goodman Peter Lindbergh Fei Fei Sun Balmain

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Louis Vuitton

Designers have been working with layers of different materials and textures, slipping fabulously detailed top pieces over simpler foundations.

Here, a razzle-dazzle, jet-embroidered halter draped over a sheer black under layer creates a look that’s extremely rich – by Louis Vuitton.

(Styled by Grace Coddington, photographed by David Sims, model Edie Campbell)

American Gothic Grace Coddington David Sims Edie Campbell Louis Vuitton

Proenza Schouler

The lavish volume of long skirts big enough to swing as you walk imparts a sensation of grandeur to your step.

(Styled by Grace Coddington, photographed by David Sims, model Edie Campbell wearing Proenza Schouler)

American Gothic Grace Coddington David Sims Edie Campbell Proenza Schouler

Balenciaga’s creative director in the 2000s was?

He successfully melded his own innovations with those of the founding designer, and vastly expanded the brand’s commercial reach. His work soon turned Balenciaga into a critically acclaimed fashion house in the 2000s.

Balenciaga - Nicolas Ghesquiere - Haute Couture Mind - Fashion Book - Dec 2003 - Annie Leibovitz

Nicolas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga – Dec 2003, by Annie Leibovitz

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Balenciaga – Nicolas Ghesquiere – Jun 2003 – by Steven Klein

 

Nicolas Ghesquiere, at the helm of Balenciaga from 1997 to 2012. We are what we know.

Kate Moss | McQueen | Klein

Kate Moss is the new face of Alexander McQueen. The images and campaign film were shot in East London by long-time McQueen collaborator Steven Klein. Moss was a good friend of the brand’s late eponymous founder and appeared as a ghostly hologram at the end of the designer’s a/w 2006 show.

Alexander McQueen Kate Moss Steven Klein Jan2014

 

Stefano Pilati | Agnona

Dree Hemingway stars in Agnona’s new campaign, shot by Inez and Vinoodh. Stefano Pilati’s debut at Agnona (the bourgeois Italian company that, for more than a half-century, has been synonymous with refined double-face cashmere) was pretty quiet by fashion standards, but the clothes themselves do the talking.

Stefano Pilati Dree Hemingway Agnona Inze and Vinoodh Jan 2014

Fashion Photographers | David Sims

British photographer, a regular contributor to Vogue, creating images for famous fashion labels such as Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Jil Sander, Vuitton. But it was a 1995 campaign for the Japanese avant-garde designer Yohji Yamamoto that was the real turning point pushing Sims to the crest of a wave of punkish nineties realism.

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His first major assignment for Vogue – a 2004 accessories portfolio of platform and column heels, titled “The Anti-Stiletto” – set a new standard, showing the model of the moment, Daria Werbovy, in motion as she leaped across the page and kicked up her heels in flowing party frocks.

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