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Always Audrey: Six iconic photographers. One legendary star.

From Audrey Hepburn’s debut on Broadway in Gigi to her last film, Always, six iconic photographers have opened their archives to share images of the star – many published here for the first time. Always Audrey by ACC Art Books is a magnificent homage to an actress who is a […]

by × February 19, 2020 × 0 comments

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Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon at The Wilson, Cheltenham

Having missed Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon during its run at the National Portrait Gallery this summer, we were thrilled to hear that the exhibition was transferring to The Wilson, Cheltenham. This remarkable collection of rarely seen photographs follows the captivating rise of Hepburn from her early years in […]

by × November 13, 2015 × 1 comment

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Lifework: Norman Parkinson’s Century of Style, National Theatre

Lifework: Norman Parkinson’s Century of Style, National Theatre

We’ve always been huge fans of Norman Parkinson, and our editor distinctly remembers having a large poster of Young Velvets, Young Prices on her bedroom wall as a teenager. It was shot in 1949 on the roof of the Conde Nast building, for Vogue. She is still enraptured by the sheer […]

by × March 18, 2013 × 0 comments

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Grace: A Memoir by Grace Coddington

Grace: A Memoir by Grace Coddington

One of the favourite books in our Christmas stocking this year, was Grace Coddington’s memoir. As Creative Director of American Vogue since 1988, Grace’s extraordinary talent for creating breathtakingly romantic shoots has always been appreciated by fashion insiders, but it wasn’t until the acclaimed 2009 documentary, The September Issue, that the […]

by × January 5, 2013 × 0 comments

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Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment, now showing at the Fashion and Textile Museum, is a fascinating and rather lovely retrospective of London couture, examining the impact of royal celebrity on 20th century British fashion. The beautiful collection – assembled here to coincide with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year […]

by × November 27, 2012 × 0 comments