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...

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...

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...

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,...

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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...

"Take My Picture" is a deeper, more nuanced look than we have had before, but it still leaves open ended questions, and plenty of room for debate. So is this debate about democratization? It's hard to chastise people for expressing themselves and also trying to further their careers through...

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...

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...

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