The iconic picture "Twiggy", photographed by Bert Stern, shows the superstar model wearing a bright, colorful flower-print dress, with a makeup outlining her large doe eyes. The image appeared in Vogue in 1967.
Erwin Blumenfeld shot “The Look” for Vogue in 1950. The work shows the model Jean Patchett reduced to a flat white background with a perfect pair of lips, a beauty spot and one eye highlighted by a single flick of eyeliner.
Horst P. Horst photographed “Balance”, showing a lying model in a white bathing suit and cap balancing a red beach ball on her feet, for the Vogue in 1941.
“Coco Chanel” by Horst P. Horst appeared in Vogue, February 1954. Chanel leans back on a couch, holding a cigarette. She wears a simple dark dress, gold medallion necklaces and a simple ribbon in her hair. She exudes the elegant simplicity that characterizes her brand to this day.
Four models look out peacefully into a sandy abyss in "Sun" by Clifford Coffin, which appeared in Vogue (June, 1949). Backs to the camera, they sport, from left: swimsuits by Cole of California, Mabs, Caltex, and Catalina - with bathing caps to match, naturally.
Two models lounge stylishly on a beach in “Red Parasol” by Louise Dahl-Wolfe. They sit on a wicker basket, wearing red bathing suits—one with crisscross straps, the other with a shock of pink running from back to front. Salmon-pink parasols and fuchsia straw hats support the color scheme. The photography was published in Vogue in January 1963.
Vogue is the grand dame of fashion magazines. With national editions in 21 countries around the world, Vogue embodies both tradition and modernity. Elaborate fashion shoots have always been at the heart of Vogue. “Cross” by Erwin Blumenfeld, cover for the American Vogue in March 1945, superimposed a translucent red cross over the blurred figure of a model in a turquoise hat.