Thursday, November 14, 2013

Mark Shaw’s Dior Glamour, Photos from the Paris Fashion House’s Heyday Mark Shaw is often remembered for his intimate portraits of Jackie and John F. Kennedy and for his work chronicling the world for Life magazine through the 1950s and 1960s. But in a new book out from Rizzoli this week, another of Shaw’s roles is examined: that of translator of French fashion. The lensman acted as a sort of go-between for Life and the Paris couture houses—none of which was more important at the time than Christian Dior.