vintage esquire

wouldn’t it be cool if they still did covers like this, instead of just plonking a celeb on the cover? i understand that’s what you need to sell a magazine these days (look at US Vogue), but still. go check out their cover gallery

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Bumper Fashion Special No. 15

bumper fashion special #18 – it’s late! i know! and even though i promised no more spring shows, i had to add a few from paris fashion week because they are pretty, pretty nice…. and pretty.

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sophia kokosalaki

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christian dior

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isabel marant

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viktor & rolf

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net-a-porter

glamour francais (makes you want to wear high waisted flared jeans, doesn’t it?)

various street style (mostly from the paris shows)

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françois-emile barraud

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barraud was swiss. he worked in paris for a time during the 1920’s and painted mainly still lifes and portraits, including many double portraits featuring himself and his wife. he was one of 4 brothers who all painted or sculpted at one time or another. he suffered several periods of illness during his life and died of tuberculosis in 1934, at the age of 35.

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