July 14, 2004 |
For four years they have shunned the spotlight. No more. Barbara and Jenna Bush, now 22-year-old college graduates, are the stars of a Vogue magazine spread that hits newsstands today, in which they publicly embrace their status as scions of political royalty. Jenna, draped in a strapless, cranberry-colored Oscar de la Renta gown, poses with a half-grin and shows off a Harry Winston bracelet.
November 24, 2012 |
GraceA Memoir Grace CoddingtonRandom House: 416 pp., $35 If the name Grace Coddington is familiar, you've probably seen the 2009 documentary film "The September Issue" about Vogue magazine's Editor in Chief Anna Wintour, the most feared and revered woman in fashion. Now Coddington, the longtime creative director of Vogue, has her own star vehicle, an engaging memoir titled "Grace," co-written with Michael Roberts. For anyone with a passing interest in the fashion industry, it's worth a read for the name-dropping alone.
May 7, 1993 |
Author: Georgina Howell. Info: Conde Nast Books, 1991. $45 hardcover. 255 pages including a comprehensive index and more than 300 photographs in color and black and white. Howell's analysis provides a unique perspective on the dramatically evolving world of the 20th Century as seen through the pages of Vogue magazine, the oracle of fashion since 1916. Focusing on couture, designers and clothes, she sets this portrait against the wider changes of social, political and economic forces.
September 15, 1989 |
Robert Overby's large billboard knockoffs sift through layers of Madison Avenue graphic hype like a cut-and-paste primer for marketing the vacuous. Images like "See Robert" bubble with appreciation for firm flesh and neat packaging that equates with style. Yet faint, underpainted images suggesting scenes from blue movies hint at more exploitative sexual underpinnings. Overby's exploration of the marketing of desirability focuses on women as objects that sell and are sold.
June 30, 1988
Grace Mirabella, the editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine for the past 17 years, has resigned and was replaced by the editor of HG magazine, Anna Wintour. The changes were announced by S. I. Newhouse, chairman of Conde Nast Publications Inc., which owns both magazines. Wintour, 38, was appointed editor-in-chief of HG--formerly House & Garden--only last September. She previously served for slightly more than a year as editor-in-chief of British Vogue.
October 24, 2005 |
In an effort to increase its presence outside the insular New York fashion community, Vogue magazine brought the 10 finalists for the Vogue/Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Fund to the Chateau Marmont on Friday for a runway show and tea party. "These are emerging talents," explained Sally Singer, Vogue fashion features editor. "This is not about being at the beginning of your career. This is about having a body of work and wanting to get to the next level."