Marilyn Monroe at the Cannes Film Festival. Inspiration of the week: vintage Cannes Film Festival moments

60's paris pic

Henri Cartier Breton - in Paris, the mini skirt had arrived - not to everyones approval. Inspiration for our Monochrome Twist shoot in the June 16 issue.

From left to right, the models are Meg Mundy, Marilyn Ambrose, Helen Bennett, Dana Jenney, Betty McLauchlen (on stepladder), Lisa Fonssagrives (center to the right of McLauchlen in profile), Lily Carlson, Dorian Leigh (reclining), Andrea Johnson, Elizabeth Gibons, Muriel Maxwell (on stepladder) and Kay Herman [Twelve Beauties, 1947 by Irving Penn]

Twelve Beauties, 1947

Irving Penn Vogue, May 1947 One of Irving Penn's most famous tableaux, often referred to as "The Twelve Beauties." At this sitting Penn first fell in love with wife-to-be Lisa Fonssagrives, sixth from left. Photographed by Irving Penn


Coco Chanel: “Le pionnier de la mode”

Two favorite quotes from Coco Chanel: "A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous" and "Fashion fades, only style remains the same"

Mini skirts forever

September Girls from the British Society for the Protection of Mini Skirts stage a protest outside the House of Dior, for its 'unfair' treatment of miniskirts. [Miniskirt styles of the and

Enrollarse con el chofer

Helmut Newton, French Vogue Who wears an evening gown and furs on the street? I would, gladly. I Cool Couples

Vogue cover 1950

Irving Penn Black and White Vogue Cover (Jean Patchett), New York, 1950

Grace Kelly during filming of “To Catch a Thief”. Photo by Edward Quinn, Cannes 1954 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Grace Kelly during filming of “To Catch a Thief”. Photo by Edward Quinn, Cannes Her style and true "grace" was amazing.