Dracula’s brides (Dorothy Tree, Geraldine Dvorak, and Cornelia Thaw) in Tod Browning’s Dracula (1931) Image: tumblr.
Happy World Dracula Day! Today is the 125th anniversary of Bram Stoker’s
Dracula. Here’s a roundup for #Dracula125.
Max Schreck as Count Orlok in Nosferatu (1922), a Dracula adaptation celebrating its centenary this year.
My posts on gothic or vampire-inspired sewing:
Vogue 2604 by Nina Ricci on the cover of Vogue Patterns, November/December 1980. Photo: Ishimuro. Image: eBay.
“Fascination du Noir”: Nina Ricci couture in L’Officiel, September 1980. Photo: Chris Simpson. Image: jalougallery.com.
Eiko Ishioka’s armour for Bram Stoker’s Dracula on the cover of Eiko on Stage (Callaway, 2000) Image: abebooks.
Donna Karan’s Fall 1993 collection was presented days after Eiko Ishioka won the costume design Oscar for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Vogue 1293 by Donna Karan (1993)
Nadja Auermann and Cecilia Chancellor wear Donna Karan in “Courtly Gestures,” British Vogue, December 1993. Photo: Mario Testino. Editor: Jayne Pickering. Image: The Fashion Spot.
W magazine, June 1997. Model: Danielle Z. Photographed in New Orleans by Ellen von Unwerth.
Sofia Coppola wears Anna Sui FW ’97 (V2072) in Spur, October 1997. Photo: Satoshi Saikusa. Image: Bolton, Anna Sui.
Simplicity 8619 by Begotten (1999) Image: Etsy.
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.