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.
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.
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.
May 24, 2008 |
Although husband John's popularity is often ascribed to his loquaciousness around journalists -- what reporter doesn't love a presidential candidate who gabs? -- Cindy McCain, 53, is far more reserved. The June issue of Vogue magazine features a story and photo layout on the would-be first lady, but the glossy monthly didn't get her to cough up much that's new. Still, there are a few tidbits: McCain owns not one but two condos in a Coronado building on San Diego Bay.
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."