Her images of women presaged the ideas of Simone de Beauvoir and Second Wave Feminism, a pivotal figure in Dada, the anti-art movement that outraged conventional opinion in the final years of World War 1.
Grace Coddington, former model and creative director of American Vogue magazine is known for the creation of large, complex and dramatic photo-shoots. Her images might be moody, decadent, mysterious or jolly.
The effect of Deborah Turbeville’s fashion photography work is one of dreamlike, melancholy beauty. Her images exude an almost palpable sense of longing with questions about the woeful women they depict. Who are they? Why are they so sad?
‘It’s not true that clothes look better on skinny girls; what counts is the attitude.’
For the generation of women who came of age in the 1960’s and 70’s, Rykiel with her hallmark bright orange hair came to symbolize the new era of freedom.
See you in September when the summer is through
Here we are saying good-by at the station
Summer vacation is taking me away
Have a good time but remember
There is danger in the summer moon above
Will I see you in September?
Or lose you to a summer love
Capture the good times and if things don’t work out, Calla Lily,
just take another shot.
See You in September!