Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen: Working Process photography exhibition

It’s a big week in London fashion, as well as the official launch of Style Forever the Alexander McQueen retrospective Savage Beauty opens at the V&A. Yesterday I went over to Tate Britain where there’s another McQueen exhibition Working Process a series of photographs by Nick Waplington. Taken behind the scenes in 2009 as the acclaimed fashionRead more

Edward Steichen at The Photographer’s Gallery

Gloria Swanson Edward Steichen took celebrity portraits and fashion photos for Vanity Fair and American Vogue in the 1920s and 30s. There’s a lovely exhibition of his work Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the Condé Nast Years 1923-1937, I first saw it in New York and now it’s on at The Photographer’s Gallery. Models in Vionnet dresses DefinitelyRead more

Sharing the Love

Photo: Tim Walker Guess what…I’ve been Blog Spotted. Stopped on two separate occasions by That’s Not My Age fans (That’s Not My Agers?). Once in a very crowded south London bar/restaurant while fighting my way to the door; I was ranting about the benefits of staying in, when a beautiful, stylish woman grabbed my armRead more

Erwin Blumenfeld at Somerset House

US Vogue 1951. Harper’s Bazaar editor-in-chief Carmel Snow called Erwin Blumenfeld a godsend. And she was right. If you’re in London this summer, there’s a fantastic exhibition of his work: Blumenfeld Studio: New York, 1941-1960, at Somerset House. I was stunned by how influential and avant garde some of the Berlin-born photographer’s images were. US Vogue 1953: spring fashion. Here’sRead more