Remembering Horst, the fashion photographer who made everyone look ...|
By coincidence, boxes of the corsets he helped to popularise with his celebrated Mainbocher photograph, the last image he took in Paris before he left, were stowed in the hold for American buyers. "After the war the American fashion industry boomed and and more »
Twice touched by Venus|
It cinched Mary Martin's stardom, helped by her clutch of gowns by Mainbocher, in a very rare sighting of a couturier on Broadway. This estimable group's much-heralded production was a party that opened in late 1943. It was almost late to the party and more »
Horst P Horst: The fashion photography genius who inspired Madonna comes to ...|
See his multitudes of contemporary imitators, his reflections in the work of Herb Ritts and Bruce Weber, and the odd, outright pastiche. Madonna's "Vogue" video, recreating his famous Mainbocher Corset of 1939 in motion image, is the most obvious homage.