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Los Angeles TimesThe old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
"I didn't bring you to Paris to make art; I brought you here to do the buttons and bows," Harper's Bazaar editor Carmel Snow famously snapped at photographer Lillian Bassman during a fashion shoot for the magazine in the late 1940s. But Bassman's fashion...
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All The RageOscar nominee Viola Davis sat between Vogue's Anna Wintour and Andre Leon Talley at Vera Wang's show. Meanwhile Vogue is taking heat for enhancing its cover photo of Adele, and Lana Del Rey plans to attend the Met Gala....
All The RageCoco Chanel: Fashion house Chanel denies a new book's allegation that label founder Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy, citing her relationships with the Rothschild family, the photographer Irving Penn, the well-known French writer Joseph Kessel -- who were all...
All The RageGiles Deacon becomes sixth designer in six years to leave Emanuel Ungaro (which famously hired Lindsay Lohan a few seasons back). And Kardashian sibling Kendall Jenner made her runway debut at New York Fashion Week....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesSupermodel Gisele Bündchen has been canonized in British newspaper the Independent as "the biggest star in fashion history." So, since Bündchen (at age 30) already has the making-history thing nailed, she's focused on adding the future to her résumé ...
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Los Angeles TimesPARIS — When it came to theatrics, the Paris leg of the recent menswear shows was as full as the generously cut trousers that filled the runways. And, though the designers in Milan and Paris don't always mine the same trends, for fall/winter 2011...
What distinguishes Walter Herrington's Pasadena home is not so much the 1950s architecture, which is quite lovely, nor the vista of the arroyo, though that's beautiful too. What sets apart the dwelling are his possessions, more specifically the graphic...
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Jacket CopySometimes it takes a small press to make a truly interesting book. Yeti Books, with the help of Verse Chorus Press in Portland, Ore., is behind "Folk Photography: The American Real-Photo Postcard 1905-1930." OK, it's a pretty dry title. What......
All The RageSure, "Black Swan" has made ballet a motif of the moment, but for his Fall and Winter 2011 menswear collection, John Galliano sought inspiration from a ballet superstar of another era -- Rudolf Nureyev. Down a runway so crowded with......
All The RageMake a date to catch the late fashion photographer Irving Penn???s work at the Getty Center. Penn, whose portraits of fashion, celebrity and food graced the covers and pages of Vogue since 1943, died Wednesday at age 92. An exhibition......
Culture Monster-- Center of controversy: France's cultural minister Fr??d??ric Mitterrand faces pressure to resign over an admission in his 2005 autobiography that he had sex with boys. (Guardian and Le Monde) -- Legendary artist: Irving Penn, the photographer who...
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