Harper’s Bazaar has made their way over to Paris to held an exhibit named ‘Harper’s Bazaar: First in Fashion’ as the first publication to cover the style world. Will be shown till July 5. The concept behind the exhibition is to show appreciation to 150 years of fashion covers, photographers, iconic images, artists and articles. And to learn the history all the way back to 1867 when Harper’s Bazaar was founded. And of course a tribute to all the editor’s in chief who shaped the publication from first editor in chief Mary Louise Booth to Diana Vreeland, Carmel Show, Alexey Brodovitch to current editor in chief Glenda Bailey.
‘Harper’s Bazaar: First in Fashion’ is the first exhibition dedicated to a fashion magazine which looks beyond photographs to looking in depth to the creative depth of editorial and artistic direction and the creative talents behind it all.
Timeline featuring the evolution of covers published from the beginning of the publication through to the most updated covers.
Photographs were displayed by world class photographers examples from Man Ray to Richard Avedon to Peter Lindbergh.
Articles were on display before the time of photographs with illustrated drawings of fashion. Harper’s Bazaar has always been commended for it’s unity between fashion and the arts.
Iconic gowns were displayed next to images of the gowns as they were originally featured in the magazine.