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Glamourous Ladies at the Norman Parkinson Exhibiton

Mar 8th 2013 | 0 COMMENTS

I was at the private view of the new Norman Parkinson exhibition last night at the National Theatre as a guest of Elegantly Papered and I couldn’t resist a photograph of Princess Anne & Maggie Smith mingling with a guest.

I think it's fair to say that Norman Parkinson is the Godfather of modern fashion photography so we were looking forward to this exhibition. It was a really interesting show ...

Guy Bourdin Vogue Cover

Apr 25th 2011 | 0 COMMENTS

Another ‘I like’ - This French Vogue cover really grabbed me yesterday while browsing through the Elegantly Papered archive. I was a little suprised to learn that it was a Guy Bourdin image as its not his usual style with harsh, direct and vibrant colours. However the lighting is gorgous, its a hard direct source softened with a lot of fill keeping the texture and colour and supporting the graphic styling. I love everything about this photo, perhaps the simplicity most of all.

Avante Garde Magazine Number Twelve Cover

Mar 6th 2011 | 0 COMMENTS

I love this classic Avante Garde magazine cover. It is from issue 12 or ‘Number Twelve’ to give it its correct moniker. It comes from the collection of Elegantly Papered.

Avante Garde was a magazine that ran for only 14 issues from January 1968 through to July 1971. It was notable for its graphic design, photography and caustic editorial position ...

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