Fashion Photography from the 1990s
The nineties are back! Fashion icon Claudia Schiffer takes readers on a personal journey through the golden age of the global supermodel.
This richly illustrated book accompanies the first ever exhibition curated by Claudia Schiffer, who brings together the legendary fashion photographers, designers and supermodels, whose visions captivated fashion’s most illustrious decade. In the nineties fashion became elevated into a total work of art. This stunning book draws on a rich panorama of amazing characters and places, which made the decade so memorable. Spectacular images by legendary photographers are shown alongside unseen material from Schiffer’s private archive. Arthur Elgort’s extravagant compositions are shown next to Corinne Day’s intimate and immediate style; Ellen von Unwerth’s playful, sexy, humorous, and exuberant photographs meet Herb Ritts’ sculptural, perfectly composed works; Juergen Teller’s provocative photographs contrast with Karl Lagerfeld’s elegant and timeless images; and many other iconic photographers are featured. Insightful essays by the fashion industry’s leading lights reveal the secrets of a decade, which continues to have a strong influence on the fashion culture of today.
Claudia Schiffer was born in Rheinberg, Germany in 1970. She was first discovered in 1987 by an agent in Dusseldorf and is one of the original and most in-demand supermodels of all time. She has featured on the cover of over a thousand globally renowned titles and has been an inspiration to myriad designers, in a career that spans more than thirty years.