photo by Cecil Beaton Tuesday marked the last day of this semester's Fashion Publishing class, and to change it up we went to see the "Cecil Beaton: The New York Years" show at the Museum of the City of New York. Beaton, a British born photographer and designer, was shooting portraits of...

Mix this with more than a few bloggers not even caring enough to pay attention to who they are, or without the storied history to justify their "knowledge" of fashion, new comers with a fresh take, who at first seemed like enthusiastic fans, now seem like monsters to the older journalists,...

;-) Metallic Silver Manicure I live for pops of color. I rocked an all black outfit with these bright blue BCBG pumps. This cappuccino from Tosca Cafeis one of the best! Hands down. Rock candy? Yup! I love how a collared shirt gets taken up a notch when it's paired with a great...

I remember those days when taking a Face of the Day photo was as easy as putting on your making and setting your digital cam to auto and shooting pics like nobody's business. No aperture, no lighting, no ISO or even exposure to think of. Just take a picture and you're ready to upload. For the...

I love this picture of Abbey Clancy, it's classy, something you wouldn't think of a WAG. Terry Richardson I love this guys photo blog, he really captures great images of famous models or celebrities in general. I love this picture of Marc Jacobs, it just speaks volumes about his...

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Last year, Cecil Beaton was much celebrated in the UK and the USA, with exhibitions and new publications revisiting his iconic works of photography, stage design and illustration. Part of me wondered whether this might be a case of overexposure – but then this is Cecil Beaton, who created...

Cecil Beaton's last portrait of the Queen, in 1968 (image courtesy of the V&A) Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton is on at the V&A from tomorrow, 8th February until 22nd April. It will also be touring to Leeds, Newcastle, Norwich and Dundee. Another 'version' of the exhibition is going to...

The "Bright Young People" as photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1926 I'll be particularly looking forward to hearing the talk on Beaton as curator being delivered by Amy de la Haye, which presents research I have helped to generate in the form of 3d modelmaking. I am also extremely keen to...

By Laura Medina Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton was noted for a lot of things and innovations spanning decades but this celebratory tome profile for a slight but significant contribution he made to the fashion world-the mood board. Specifically, he turned the humble scrapbook into a fashion...

 

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