if i knew now
it seems lately i’ve been discovering people i should know but really didn’t! i came across this site tonight and just fell in love with mark shaw, another legend i’ve been missing out on! guess it’s better to find out now than later ;p
Pictured here a model wears a Dior gown in the 17th century house where Manon Lescaut once lived, then owned by Suzanne Luling, directrice of Dior in Paris, 1960.
such an iconic age, evolving and new, he captured its essence
Photograph of models in Nina Ricci couture in front of a black and white silent movie backdrop, as captured by Mark Shaw in Paris in 1961
and the woman behind so much of it all, coco chanel working at her desk…he understood her too.
ps i still don’t know where i’m staying in paris but my guy just sent me this link. i he’s so cute sometimes!