Hmm, a Vogue editorial that I like – hmm, let me see, could it have been shot by Steven Meisel? And styled by Grace Coddington? Why yes, it was! No surprises there. The models are Karlie Kloss, Lara Stone and Freja Beha.
Photographer Mario Testino for US Vogue in March 2008. Styled by our beloved Grace Coddington. Model is Karen Elson.
Another 1940s-esque Vogue editorial styled by Grace Coddington, that I love. Photographer Arthur Elgort for Vogue US October 2008 issue. The model is Isabeli Fontana, and the little boy is in fact her son.
This beautiful shoot entitled Paris Je T’aime from the 2007 Vogue September issue was photographed by Steven Meisel, and styled by Grace Coddington. The models are Coco Rocha, Guinevere Van Seenus, Caroline Trentini, Sasha Pivovarova, Gemma Ward and Agyness Deyn.
Grace Coddington is in fact Vogue’s Creative Director, and is in charge of most of the fashion shoots. If you’re interested in her (and the almighty Anna Wintour) and Vogue in general, then you might want to check out the new documentary, The September Issue:
I haven’t seen it yet, but reviews are good, and it sounds like Grace Coddington is as much the star as Anna Wintour herself. In the New York Times, the director R.J. Cutler said, “[Anna] is cool, [Grace] is warm and languid,” he said. “Anna is all about ‘next,’ and Grace is most interested in a historical perspective on art and fashion.” Sounds like our kind of lady!
Here’s a fun article on the subject over at Gawker: How Grace Coddington Stole The September Issue From Anna Wintour
Drop a comment if you’ve seen the documentary!