By Jasmine Chorley Foster
Grace Coddington, Creative Director of American Vogue, published her memoir in 2012. From her many marriages, to her many cats, every chapter is fascinating. The portrait she paints of modelling in the 1950s-60s shines a light on how very different modelling is today, and how it’s very much the same.
Grace’s early career began in London (UK) where she worked as a waitress to make ends meet between jobs. She attended a modelling school, entered a modelling competition, and her first major photo shoot was entirely nude. In 2013, this reads as a step-by-step guide of “How not to become a model,” but sixty years ago, it made Grace a top model.Read More