“I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.” – Coco Chanel The concept of fashion is that of being a great communicator of ideas, enabling creative expression for anyone who chooses to display their personas through clothing, as well as elucidating a simple way to represent identity and social class. In recent times, the expressive power and historical importance of fashion has been highlighted by an escalating number of significant museums acquiring works of fashion into their permanent collections, legitimizing the value of those that design “haute couture” as fine art. To document this, photographers who worked in the design and...
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