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An Industry Icon: Grace Coddington

Who is she?

Grace Coddington is a “retired model” (LIKE US!) and the creative director of American Vogue.

How did she get her start?

This Welsh icon got her shot at fame when she won the Vogue model competition at the age of 17. 160 more words


First in the USSR

VOGUE UK, 1976

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was one of the great British fashion and portrait photographers of the 20th century. He brought fashion into the streets and unique locations all over the world. 577 more words

Vogue Magazine

Natalia Vodianova and Adrien Brody by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue US July 2015


Publication: Vogue US July 2015
Model: Natalia Vodianova, Adrien Brody
Photographer: Peter Lindbergh
Fashion Editor: Grace Coddington, Michael Philouze
Hair: Odile Gilbert
Make-up: Stephane Marais



One of my inspirations for jewelry is Tina Chow. I was just a kid when she was big. I actually found out about her through reading Grace Coddington’s autobiography, as Grace was friends with Michael Chow. 94 more words



Here’s a link to a podcast NPR did with Grace Coddington. It’s from a while back already, as a promotion to Grace’s memoir ‘Grace’.

I found a copy in a bookstore in Lappeenranta, in Finnish, another incentive for me to take to the books. 11 more words

The Ever Elusive Kudos of Indochine, Iconic Manhattan Restaurant and Nightspot

“Every time I return to New York after visiting Europe, I love to walk around the streets and just enjoy being back home,” Jean-Marc Houmard told the Observer recently, pre-opening time at Indochine. 815 more words

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I really dig old people – especially old ladies – but not in a creepy way or a weird ageist way or anything. I just think they have this certain elite brand of coolness that younger people (myself included) can only dream of one day attaining. 1,235 more words