Friday, December 26, 2008

Vintage Vanguard

Paris Vogue is currently buying back issues from whoever's selling, replenishing the archives in preparation for its 90th anniversary. Looking at all the covers is a pretty great history of photography in an of itself. Photography critic Vince Aletti: “Fashion photography is what made me start collecting Vogue. I was interested in Penn and Avedon, so I started collecting their work in a way I could afford.” Read more here.

Above, Paris Vogue covers by Richard Avedon, Philippe Halsman, Franco Rubartelli, Henry Clarke, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, Mario Sorrenti, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, David Sims, Mario Testino, Sam Haskins, Arthur Elgort, Satoshi Saikusa, Andy Warhol, Steven Klein and others.

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