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Brace Yourself

Brace Yourself

Unremitting in his ability to shock, Helmut Newton would continuously skirt the status quote with his borderline-offensive and politically incorrect imagery. For Vogue’s February 1995 issue, Newton would cast model Nadja Auermann to model the latest stilettos accessorized with leg braces, canes ...
Snail Mail

Snail Mail

Soon after Yves Saint Laurent’s death in 2008, his eponymous label would launch a collection of leather goods to commemorate the late designer. The postage-like script featuring the address of the couturier belonged to Mr. Saint Laurent himself, taken from a letter he had written. The ...
North West

North West

It would seem that Alfred Hitchock’s cinematic oeuvre serves as an endless pool of inspiration for subsequent artists and creatives. Hitchcock’s 1959 film North by Northwest features a chase sequence in which an unsuspecting Grant is hunted down by a crop dusting plane like a bird hunts its ...
Dragon Robe

Dragon Robe

China’s Qing Dynasty would mandate several sumptuary laws, establishing yellow as the dedicated color for the dragon throne: its emperor and court officials. Emperors of the Qing Dynasty would dress in elaborately embroidered golden robes commonly known as Dragon Robes; silk robes which featured ...
Coming up Roses

Coming up Roses

Abundant with images of the era’s leading ladies in both Hollywood and high society, Cecil Beaton’s oeuvre contains several of Hepburn’s most famous images. A year after the couple’s paths crossed in the musical My Fair Lady–Beaton would serve as both Costume Designer and photographer, ...