About the Author
British photographer Robert Fairer worked exclusively for American Vogue behind the scenes for over a decade. Beginning his career at British Elle in the mid 1990s, then Harpers Bazaar USA and finally at American Vogue, he covered the fashion zeitgeist of supermodel, designer and fashion excess from 1993-2011.His backstage archive has been published in three monographs, Alexander McQueen Unseen, John Galliano Unseen, and Marc Jacobs Unseen by Thames & Hudson, Yale University Press, Schirmer Mosel and Abrams. Robert’s work is published in The New York Times, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, i-D Magazine, and Visionaire, as well as fashion, portrait and lifestyle books, and anthologies. Robert continues to document the fashionable elite and collaborate with his editors and clients in uncharted fashion domains.
Iain R Webb is a fashion writer, curator and academic. He is the Author of Marc Jacobs: Unseen published by Thames & Hudson.
André Leon Talley is a former editor-at-large of American Vogue.
Hamish Bowles is the International editor-at-large for American Vogue.
Oriole Cullen is the Curator of Modern Textiles and Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum and curated the V&A’s ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ exhibition.