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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

A FASHION LIFE, GRACE CODDINGTON

To talk about Grace Coddington have to do with capital, which carries the book with their memories; so are the last half century of fashion history.






No missing her artwork; all images drawn during catwalks and famous cats; is her other great passion.



Not many were aware of its existence to the vision of the documentary "The September issue", others are not yet ... but Grace brings her amazing talent for styling; decades showing memorable images in Vogue since 1968.











Vogue Creative Director, has worked with the mighty Anna Wintour; Director of the publication, and since then have always seen together at all 'front rows'.



Grace became very popular as a model in the 60s, including Vidal Sassoon created for her the haircut 'five points'.












But an accident ended her career in 1961, which led her; always sidewalk fashion to 'Vogue'. 
Here definitely wasted her talent, her ability to anticipate trends and show the social values ​​of time via styling.






During the 70s between her friends find none other than Karl Lagerfeld and Manolo Blanik; endless anecdotes and parties that relates in her book.

Karl Lagerfeld and Grace Codding, 70s.


Another of the attractions for is reading; undoubtedly work and tempestuous relationship Wintour and Coddington maintained over the years. 

First in London and then in New York; Anna and Grace intertwine their careers and write in Vogue the history of contemporary fashion; for the rest of us we could understand and love the whole creative process behind this industry.


Today we not only talk about fashion, issues of 'Vogue' sections are filled with beauty, travel and gossip ... another new twist to this new interest of the reader ends up not fitting Grace. 

All this tells us in her own memoirs "Grace"; a book highly recommended for this holiday season.


Through their looks and their images would have us dreaming of the most romantic in the real world.


Vogue; September 2007

Vogue; January 2012

Grace has always given to the concept of 'celebrity', and prefer to work only with models, which she dresses for photo shoots ... fashion editor? yes, and also the best.

María Vi.

Source: elpais.com, theguardian.com, neomoda.com.

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