Monthly Archives: August 2012

Remembering an afternoon with the incomparable Anna Piaggi.

Anna Piaggi visited Australia in1991 with her friend  fashion historian Vern Lambert and Vogue Australia commissioned me to  shoot a portrait of him.I’d met the amazing Anna  a few times at the Couture Collections in Europe.Vern once dealt in collectable recycled clothes at The Chelsea Antiques Market in London which I used to visit.They were [...]

Paulina Porizkova: Face of the nineties.

In 1989 Paulina  Porizkova won what was then the highest paying modeling contract: a 6 million dollar deal with Estee Lauder. A few months later I was lucky enough to be in New York when Australian Vogue needed a cover shot of her . This ‘clip’ from the job amuses me. A ‘clip’ is a [...]

The Young Anna Wintour at the Paris Collections early 1970′s

At the time these snaps were taken Anna was editorial assistant to Australian expat. Jennifer Hocking at Harpers Bazaar in the U.K.

Dropped in on the RMIT Graduate Students

Preparations for the big show at MSFW 2012 . Alchemy and Magic at Work .