June 17, 2016

Mid Century Killer Covers

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Recently I was looking back at the covers of Bazaar and Vogue from the 40s, 50s and 60s and was struck by how fearless they were in composition and art direction.   There was a reductive quality to the images and very little text. It was the message that mattered, delivered with wit and long on glamour. Collages, hands, silhouettes and heads cut off at the nose were possible then. The tides began to turn in the 60s when the model’s face became the focal point as it still is today except the models have now been usurped by celebs. It was fun while it lasted, here some of my favorites. Continue reading “Mid Century Killer Covers”

June 16, 2016

And The Winner Is…

 

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I know I’m late out of the gate with this one but now that Resort is winding down and the Prada show on an ice floe was cancelled due to global warming (just kidding) I would like to declare Louis Vuitton the winner of the High Stakes Destination Fashion Show for Resort 2017!   Continue reading “And The Winner Is…”