Category: fashion photography

Fashion photo by George Platt Lynes for the Lo…

Fashion photo by George Platt Lynes for the Lord & Taylor department store, New York, 1940

Lynes is known now for his inventive male nudes, but they were only published after his death. While living, he supported himself with fashion and portrait photography. Lord & Taylor recently announced its flagship store in New York will close.

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by…

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by Jean Dessès, Paris, 1950, photo by Willy Maywald

The divine Dovima models a dress and pleated c…

The divine Dovima models a dress and pleated cape by Jacques Fath in a photo by Henry Clarke, 1956

Marie-Hélène Arnaud in a fashion photo by Geor…

Marie-Hélène Arnaud in a fashion photo by Georges Dambier, Paris, 1957

Model wears a Balenciaga suit in a photo by Ge…

Model wears a Balenciaga suit in a photo by Georges Saad, 1956

Stylish women at a race course near Sydney, Au…

Stylish women at a race course near Sydney, Australia, 1934, photo by Tom Lennon

Model wearing a Sorelle Fontana dress at the H…

Model wearing a Sorelle Fontana dress at the Hand of Constantine, Rome, 1952, photo by Regina Relang

Carmen Dell’Orefice in a fashion photo by Gleb…

Carmen Dell’Orefice in a fashion photo by Gleb Derujinsky, Paris, 1957

Dovima models a Givenchy gown with Emilien B…

Dovima models a Givenchy gown with Emilien Bouglione, chimpanzee and clown at the Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, August 1955, photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue

Sophie Litvak models a Jacques Fath coat and h…

Sophie Litvak models a Jacques Fath coat and handbag in a photo by Georges Dambier for ELLE, Paris, 1953