Vogue : An Illustrated Guide (part 2)

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Vogue is a unique modern record of a century and beyond . The archives of Vogue are the very definition of illustrations to modern photography. Here you’ll find a fascinating photographic memoir as seen through to the unrivalled eye of the world’s definitive fashion magazine.

Liz Benn models a strapless swimsuit by Givenchy.

Liz Benn models a strapless swimsuit by Givenchy.

Lisa Fonssagrives models a wedding dress with a pearl-decorated yoke and pearl-studded veil, 1938.

Lisa Fonssagrives models a wedding dress with a pearl-decorated yoke and pearl-studded veil, 1938.

Life's a beach- model and swimmers shot by Patrick Russell at Noosa, 1983.

Life’s a beach- model and swimmers shot by Patrick Russell at Noosa, 1983.

Henry Clarke photographs Mme. Philippe Leroy inside the Villa Lante della Rovere, 1966.

Henry Clarke photographs Mme. Philippe Leroy inside the Villa Lante della Rovere, 1966.

Feeling blue- Cheryl Tiegs models a dress by Stan Herman in the 1960s.

Feeling blue- Cheryl Tiegs models a dress by Stan Herman in the 1960s.

Dressed in Ladurée macaron colours, three models are photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1948.

Dressed in Ladurée macaron colours, three models are photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1948.

Cecil Beaton captures models in Schiaparelli designs from 1936.

Cecil Beaton captures models in Schiaparelli designs from 1936.

Bubbles and diamonds in Vogue, 1959.

Bubbles and diamonds in Vogue, 1959.

Bound for Hawaii, Edward Steichen photographs two models on the deck of the cruise ship liner Lurline, 1934.

Bound for Hawaii, Edward Steichen photographs two models on the deck of the cruise ship liner Lurline, 1934.

Black and white beauty- Veruschka models a white mini-dress with aluminum accessories in the Caribbean, 1968.

Black and white beauty- Veruschka models a white mini-dress with aluminum accessories in the Caribbean, 1968.

Ana Maria de Moreas Barros models a large silk headdress from Lanvin boutique, 1965

Ana Maria de Moreas Barros models a large silk headdress from Lanvin boutique, 1965

A young Twiggy wearing a mask and peeking through the curtains of the Paris shop Torrente, 1967.

A young Twiggy wearing a mask and peeking through the curtains of the Paris shop Torrente, 1967.

A Vogue model photographed in a camel-coloured wool skirt accessorised with a wide red belt, a fringed scarf and pearls, 1941.

A Vogue model photographed in a camel-coloured wool skirt accessorised with a wide red belt, a fringed scarf and pearls, 1941.

A Vogue illustration by Jean Pages of a woman at the beach in a Patou suit, 1931.

A Vogue illustration by Jean Pages of a woman at the beach in a Patou suit, 1931.

A portrait of Meg Mundy wearing emeralds and diamonds, 1940.

A portrait of Meg Mundy wearing emeralds and diamonds, 1940.

A model wears a tweed coat dress and hat by Dior in London, 1955.

A model wears a tweed coat dress and hat by Dior in London, 1955.

A model wears a strapless dress and quilted leather jacket designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, 1991.

A model wears a strapless dress and quilted leather jacket designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, 1991.

A model wears a red linen suit by Balenciaga, 1952.

A model wears a red linen suit by Balenciaga, 1952.

A model wearing green eyeshadow, winged eyeliner and nude nails, 1964.

A model wearing green eyeshadow, winged eyeliner and nude nails, 1964.

A model wearing a dress and wide brimmed hat by Dior, 1956.

A model wearing a dress and wide brimmed hat by Dior, 1956.

Pom-pom chic! Salvatore Ferragamo boots and Micia mini-dress, 1965.

Pom-pom chic! Salvatore Ferragamo boots and Micia mini-dress, 1965.

One of our favourite Vogue Alpine shoots- model wears a black and white striped pullover and pants by Deanna Littell for Paraphernalia, December 1966.

One of our favourite Vogue Alpine shoots- model wears a black and white striped pullover and pants by Deanna Littell for Paraphernalia, December 1966.

On location at Chichén Itzá, Mexico. A model poses in an evening outfit by Adolfo outside the Temple of Warriors, 1968.

On location at Chichén Itzá, Mexico. A model poses in an evening outfit by Adolfo outside the Temple of Warriors, 1968.

Neon at night! Model in bright pink bikini and orange trench coat, photographed by Sante Forlano, 1966.

Neon at night! Model in bright pink bikini and orange trench coat, photographed by Sante Forlano, 1966.

Muriel Finley models designs by Lanvin, 1928.

Muriel Finley models designs by Lanvin, 1928.

Model wears George Carmel’s glorious pink floral print dress and pink mohair coat, photographed by William Bell, 1959.

Model wears George Carmel’s glorious pink floral print dress and pink mohair coat, photographed by William Bell, 1959.

Model standing under beach umbrella wearing a summer dress, 1954.

Model standing under beach umbrella wearing a summer dress, 1954.

Model on beach in front of Diplomat Hotel, Florida, in calico print swimsuit and terrycloth cardigan, 1959.

Model on beach in front of Diplomat Hotel, Florida, in calico print swimsuit and terrycloth cardigan, 1959.

Madame Varda wearing a low-waisted evening dress by Chanel, 1924.

Madame Varda wearing a low-waisted evening dress by Chanel, 1924.

A flash of light! By Constantin Joffe, 1945.

A flash of light! By Constantin Joffe, 1945.

A 1960s Vogue summer look from Palermo, Italy.

A 1960s Vogue summer look from Palermo, Italy.

Vogue model sitting on a wooden bench in a back-lacing corset by Detolle for Mainbocher, 1939.

Vogue model sitting on a wooden bench in a back-lacing corset by Detolle for Mainbocher, 1939.

Vogue goes to the Grand Canyon, circa 1941.

Vogue goes to the Grand Canyon, circa 1941.

Vogue embraces a 1930s pin-thin silhouette with bias-cut satin and dressy tailoring. Illustration by Pierre Mourgue.

Vogue embraces a 1930s pin-thin silhouette with bias-cut satin and dressy tailoring. Illustration by Pierre Mourgue.

Veruschka photographed in the Alpine Basin of Texas wearing a Dalmation-spotted culotte dress and jacket by Originala, 1968.

Veruschka photographed in the Alpine Basin of Texas wearing a Dalmation-spotted culotte dress and jacket by Originala, 1968.

Two models wear the fashions of spring 1945.

Two models wear the fashions of spring 1945.

The perfect summer striped dress and red stiletto mules, 1957.

The perfect summer striped dress and red stiletto mules, 1957.

The dune buggy in Vogue! Barbara Leigh shot by Henry Clarke, ca 1971.

The dune buggy in Vogue! Barbara Leigh shot by Henry Clarke, ca 1971.

TAFFETA-TASTIC! Tartan and stripes in Vogue Australia, 1972.

TAFFETA-TASTIC! Tartan and stripes in Vogue Australia, 1972.

Surf's up! A cover of Vogue US shot in Hawaii, 1938.

Surf’s up! A cover of Vogue US shot in Hawaii, 1938.

Summer style- Vogue model Yvonne Goedemans in Fiji wearing a skirt by Trent Nathan and top from David Jones, 1974.

Summer style- Vogue model Yvonne Goedemans in Fiji wearing a skirt by Trent Nathan and top from David Jones, 1974.

Sixties chic- Jean Shrimpton models a striped denim mini-dress with a floral blouse and large white cravat, 1969.

Sixties chic- Jean Shrimpton models a striped denim mini-dress with a floral blouse and large white cravat, 1969.

6 comments

  1. normapadro

    I like all of your photographs, but there is one that I found extremely beautiful. The wedding gown photograph was very beautiful. I just love wedding gowns.

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