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Book Review: Pirelli the Calendar – 50 Years And More

The notoriously exclusive Pirelli Calendar, featuring glamorous shots of beautiful women, was first published in 1964. Reserved for important clients and VIPs, the calendar has since grown into a legend of its own, showcasing the beauty of models such as Alessandra Ambrosio, Gisele Bündchen, Naomi Campbell, Laetitia Casta, Cindy Crawford, Penélope Cruz, Milla Jovovich, Heidi Klum, Angela Lindvall, Sophia Loren, and Kate Moss. See also: THE AMAZING ROBERT DOISNEAU PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the now-legendary institution that is the Pirelli Calendar, TASCHEN brings you a retrospective volume reproducing the complete calendars, photographed by Richard Avedon, Peter Beard, Patrick Demarchelier, Nick Knight, Karl Lagerfeld, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Sarah Moon, Uwe Ommer, Terry Richardson, Herb Ritts, Mario Sorrenti, Bert Stern, Mario Testino, Bruce Weber, and many more. See also: ANGELS: THE ICONIC VICTORIA’S SECRET BOOK BY RUSSELL JAMES Bonus features include rarely and never-before-seen behind-the-scenes images of the shoots, the unpublished 1963 calendar, and a selection of “censored” imagesdeemed too risqué by the editors of the time. With an introduction by Philippe Daverioand an interview with art directors Derek Forsyth and Martyn Walsh.   The author Born in 1949, Philippe…

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Top 10 most iconic Vogue magazine covers of all time

Today, Best Design Books will share with you an interesting post found on Interior Design Magazines Blog. Vogue is one of the most iconic magazines in the world. This is a fact. No matter if you like or not, fashion and celebrities, when you think “most famous magazines in the world” Vogue always comes to mind. There’s no way around it. Some of the articles and covers of Vogue have such an impact on our society that we can’t forget some of them! This is how powerful Vogue magazine can be! Vogue can make any fashion stylish, any celebrity recognized all over the world. Whoever has the privilege to be featured on Vogue‘s cover…it will have an instant increase of popularity! If they’re on the cover…it’s because they are important! Throughout the years this publication has created some of the best, most iconic covers  of all time. Vogue‘s covers are expected by millions of fashion lovers. “Who will be the celebrity on the cover this month?” This is the million dollar question! Take a look at top 10 of the best Vogue magazine covers of all time. Vogue – January 2013 On the cover – Gwen Stefani   Vogue – May 2004 On the cover – Nicole Kidman   Vogue…

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