Detail, “Brief Encounter,” Vogue, December 1991. Photo: Helmut Newton. Editor: Grace Coddinton. Image: Vogue Archive.
Last month, the inimitable Grace Coddington turned 80. (Read her reminiscence in British
Vogue here.) To celebrate, here is a selection of Coddington images featuring Vogue patterns, created in collaboration with Peter Lindbergh, Ellen von Unwerth, and Helmut Newton.
Naomi Campbell in V7054 in “Seeing Spots,” Vogue, June 1990. Photo: Peter Lindbergh. Editor: Grace Coddington. Image: Vogue Archive.
Christy Turlington in V2478 by Donna Karan, “Jean Seberg,” Vogue, October 1990. Photo: Ellen von Unwerth. Editor: Grace Coddington. Image: Vogue Archive.
Helena Christensen in V7960 with Cindy Crawford in Saint-Tropez in “Brief Encounter,” Vogue, December 1991. Photo: Helmut Newton. Editor: Grace Coddinton. Image: Vogue Archive.
Happy belated birthday, Ms. Coddington!
Grace Coddington models Hayfield 495: Hayfield Bri-Nylon Patterns Designed by Vogue Knitting (1966) Image: Knitting Now and Then.
Stella Tennant in “Spare Change,” Vogue, May 1996. Photo: Steven Meisel. Editor: Camilla Nickerson. Image: Vogue Archive.
Stella Tennant turns 50 today. In a Bauhaus-inspired, mid-’90s editorial, the British supermodel wears a minimalist trench coat made from a Vogue pattern.
Tennant’s trench is view C of Vogue 9345, made up in cotton twill from
B&J Fabrics and, as always, “edited by Vogue.”
Vogue 9345 (1995) Image: Etsy.
Happy 50th, Ms. Tennant!
Stella Tennant in Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton, Fall 2018. Image: Vogue Runway.