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Carmen: A Life in Fashion at the Fashion Space Gallery

A stunning new exhibition at London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Gallery celebrates the illustrious 60-year modelling career of the one and only Carmen Dell'Orefice…

Written by Matt Bramford


Carmen Dell'Orefice by Joanna Gniady

I can't bear having my photograph taken. That's why I'm not a model. That's the only reason. But imagine having your photograph taken consecutively for sixty years, by some of the greatest photographer that ever lived. It's quite the achievement when you really think about it.

I'm taking about Carmen Dell'Orrefice, affectionately referred to as 'the world's most enduring supermodel'. A new exhibition at the London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Gallery proves why Carmen deserves that accolade.

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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ascher Scarves

Iconic scarf label Ascher, famed for its work with the likes of Christian Dior and Hubert de Givenchy, returns after a thirty year hiatus, featuring designs inspired by the company's illustrious history

Written by Naomi Law

Image courtesy of Ascher
On Tuesday I went to see a beautiful collection of scarves from Ascher London, presented in a suite at Number One Aldwych. Marking their first collection of …

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Irving Penn: Portraits

Celebrate the legacy of one of fashion's greatest photographers, Irving Penn, at the National Portrait Gallery this summer...

Written by Matt Bramford

‘A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.’
These famous …