Nostalgia In Vogue
Edited by Eve MacSweeney
Foreword by Anna Wintour
Rizzoli New York 2011
Vogue's iconic presence in the world of fashion is part of the fabric of American culture. As of 2000, the magazine has published a column titled "Nostalgia," enlisting a fascinating array of celebrated public figures to choose a photo from the Vogue's archives, then write about the memory it evokes from the time in their lives when it was first published.
Sixty-three essays by such contributors as Joan Didion, Margaret Arnold, Patti Smith, Edmund White, Karl Lagerfeld, Carly Simon, Manolo Blahnik, Angelica Houston, Joyce Carol Oates and A.M. Homes, paired with images by legendary photographers including Henry Clarke, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Horst P. Horst, and Henri Cartier-Bresson, make this beautiful book a fascinating read and visual delight.
The range of topics is vast, and Nostalgia In Vogue celebrates the often poignant essays that have been engrossing Vogue readers for more than a decade. This is a must-have book for all Vogue enthusiasts.