Vogue : An illustrated Guide (part 1)

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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.

A model wears a fuchsia dress suit and hat with bow detail by Emme, 1961

A model wears a fuchsia dress suit and hat with bow detail by Emme, 1961

Vogue models Marion Morehouse and Helen Lyons pose for Edward Steichen in chiffon dresses, 1926.

Vogue models Marion Morehouse and Helen Lyons pose for Edward Steichen in chiffon dresses, 1926.

Vogue cruises the Nile. Shot by Sante Forlano in 1964.

Vogue cruises the Nile. Shot by Sante Forlano in 1964.

Two women enjoy evening cocktails. One in a sheer Eton jacket over a black dress, the other in a black dotted lace dress, ca 1936.

Two women enjoy evening cocktails. One in a sheer Eton jacket over a black dress, the other in a black dotted lace dress, ca 1936.

Tied up in beautiful Balmain bows, in 1954. Photographed by Henry Clarke.

Tied up in beautiful Balmain bows, in 1954. Photographed by Henry Clarke.

The irresistible scent of a woman,1966. Photographed by Sante Forlano.

The irresistible scent of a woman,1966. Photographed by Sante Forlano.

The gloves are on, in 1952. Photographed by Richard Rutledge.

The gloves are on, in 1952. Photographed by Richard Rutledge.

Stepping out, in 1962. Photographed by Louis Faurer.

Stepping out, in 1962. Photographed by Louis Faurer.

Sporty chic- a Vogue model wearing Ralph Lauren, headband and aviator sunglasses at the Xanadu Princess Hotel, Freeport, Grand Bahama in 1973.

Sporty chic- a Vogue model wearing Ralph Lauren, headband and aviator sunglasses at the Xanadu Princess Hotel, Freeport, Grand Bahama in 1973.

Pucci fever, circa 1970. Captured by Franco Rubartelli.

Pucci fever, circa 1970. Captured by Franco Rubartelli.

Princess Ira von Furstenberg in 1967. Photographed by Henry Clarke.

Princess Ira von Furstenberg in 1967. Photographed by Henry Clarke.

Pink wrist scarf photographed by Clifford Coffin in 1951.

Pink wrist scarf photographed by Clifford Coffin in 1951.

Model wearing a pink gingham dress, photographed in 1952.

Model wearing a pink gingham dress, photographed in 1952.

Model poses in see-through plastic bucket chair by Laverne, wearing a silk halter dress, shot at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, ca 1960.

Model poses in see-through plastic bucket chair by Laverne, wearing a silk halter dress, shot at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, ca 1960.

Marie-Laure de Noailles, photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1945.

Marie-Laure de Noailles, photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1945.

Looking cool while keeping warm in 1953.

Looking cool while keeping warm in 1953.

Life’s tough. Vogue 1947.

Life’s tough. Vogue 1947.

Legendary Vogue model Veruschka in a ribboned chemise by Van Raaltem posed against wallpaper by Clarence House. Photographed in 1965 by Horst P. Horst

Legendary Vogue model Veruschka in a ribboned chemise by Van Raaltem posed against wallpaper by Clarence House. Photographed in 1965 by Horst P. Horst

Italian furniture designer Elsa Martinelli at her house in Saint Tropez in 1975, photographed by Leombruno-Bodi.

Italian furniture designer Elsa Martinelli at her house in Saint Tropez in 1975, photographed by Leombruno-Bodi.

Gloria Vanderbilt receiving a manicure and pedicure at the House of Revlon, photographed by Horst P. Horst, ca 1961.

Gloria Vanderbilt receiving a manicure and pedicure at the House of Revlon, photographed by Horst P. Horst, ca 1961.

Dancers Serge Lifar and Mlle Spressiwtzewa during the golden age of the Ballet Russes in 1931.

Dancers Serge Lifar and Mlle Spressiwtzewa during the golden age of the Ballet Russes in 1931.

Come fly with me, in 1972. Photographed by Bob Stone.

Come fly with me, in 1972. Photographed by Bob Stone.

Belles of the ball, shot by Horst P. Horst in 1942

Belles of the ball, shot by Horst P. Horst in 1942

Belle of the Ball in Balenciaga. Vogue 1951. Photographer unknown.

Belle of the Ball in Balenciaga. Vogue 1951. Photographer unknown.

An illustration of a woman in a blue dress during springtime by Georges Lepape, ca 1926.

An illustration of a woman in a blue dress during springtime by Georges Lepape, ca 1926.

All aboard! Edward Steichen captures cruise liner life on 'Lurline' in 1934.

All aboard! Edward Steichen captures cruise liner life on ‘Lurline’ in 1934.

A vision of elegance, in 1953. Photographed by Clifford Coffin.

A vision of elegance, in 1953. Photographed by Clifford Coffin.

A Schiaparelli illustration, circa 1935.

A Schiaparelli illustration, circa 1935.

A model in red &gold at Plushwillow Park in 1962.

A model in red &gold at Plushwillow Park in 1962.

A drawing by Rene Bouet-Williaumez of Florida’s Lido Beach Hotel, circa 1929.

A day in the sun, photographed by Tom Palumbo circa 1959. Models wears a swimsuit by Catalina and hat by John Frederics.

A day in the sun, photographed by Tom Palumbo circa 1959. Models wears a swimsuit by Catalina and hat by John Frederics.

“Do you come here often?” Photographed by John Rawlings.

“Do you come here often?” Photographed by John Rawlings.

A model wears a multi-coloured silk summer dress in the Piazza San Marco, 1966.

A model wears a multi-coloured silk summer dress in the Piazza San Marco, 1966.

A model wears a bright pink mohair sweater dress by New York knitwear label Goldworm, 1958.

A model wears a bright pink mohair sweater dress by New York knitwear label Goldworm, 1958.

A model citizen in a Jantzen swimsuit, shot by Leombruno Bodi in 1955.

A model citizen in a Jantzen swimsuit, shot by Leombruno Bodi in 1955.

 

images : Vogue Archive And Condé Nast Archive

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10 comments

  1. Reblogged this on #wdywtoday and commented:
    Vogue – Schon immer die Grösse wenn es um Fashion und Fotografie eben dieser ging und geht.
    Hier ein Rückblick aus den 40er bis 60er Jahren. Gefunden bei den Citizens of Fashion!

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