Bazaar: March, 1959 – Coco Chanel

 In this wonderful Bazaar Isue:

 Harper’s Bazaar March, 1959

Eyes on Paris And America

Cover    Gloves photographed by Richard Avedon

Editor-in-chief    Nancy White

Paris Editor           Marie-Louise Bousquet

Art Director    Henry Wolfe 

Fashion Editor    Diana Vreeland 

Photographers    Richard Avedon   Lillian Bassman     Kay Bell     Bruce Davidson    Gleb Durujinsky     Louis Faurer   Hiro                                 William Helburn       Saul Leiter   Francesco Scavullo 

Illustration  Laurie        Place      Rosemarie      Kaish     Tomi Ungerer


Editor Nancy White and photographer Richard Avedon create a Paris Portfolio following the couture showings in Paris.    

Model  Suzy Parker Hair    Alixandre  of  Paris

Paris Present        the electricity of Paris is generated by three factors in the spring collections

Paris In Person Maurice Chevalier and the Eiffel Tower by Richard Avedon

The Fine French Hand

The unseen factor in French dressmaking, detailed workmanship – by hand is photographed by Avedon in the workrooms of

Nina Ricci     Guy Laroche  Claude Rivière              Griffe    

News from America       Brown’s  The Thing  

Middy         Bertha         Artichoke    Photographs  AVEDON 

Henrietta Tiarks blends beauty with fantasy from Dior and Cardin. Coiffures by Alexander of Paris.     

The Storm of White   Zizi Jeanmaire in Dior                   Anouk Aimeè in Chanel    Photographs  AVEDON

Fervers        Photographs   AVEDON 

White Hats    Silk Gauze    

The Ankle Length Dress

The Impressionist Chiffons

Dior Bootery and Boutique   Photograph Hiro

Avedon Designer Portraits      

Designers      Alix Grès       Gabrielle Chanel      Pierre Cardin          Yves Saint Laurent

Model  Suzy Parker 


Avedon Celebrity Portraits

Brigitte Bardot

Dolores Guinness

Marc Chagall


François Mauriac

Christopher Plummer and Tammy Grimes

Painters And Prices        The Great Boom Market

The dramatic phase in the boom in the international art market dates from the Cognacq sale in Paris, in May 1952 and continues – noted works by Emil Nolde   Kirchner   Jean Dubuffet   Mark Tobey   B.W. Tomlin   Andrew Wyeth   Paul Magriel

Bruce Davidson photograph Faces at an auction – the Kirkeby Sale, where 29 pictures fetched $ 1, 548, 500

Art Buckwald            The Nouveaux Pauvres       illustrated by Tomi Ungerer

The Doorhandle        From a novel by Nathalie Sarraute

The Passion    A Poem Translated by Hilary Corke

Cognac and Liqueurs          Joseph Wechsberg

The Perfect Bride      An Old Indian Tale

Ads    Marvella   I Dreamed I Was Bookends Maidenform Bra   Dusharme   Kislav   Hanes   Hattie Carnegie   Cadillac        Oldsmobile   Cartier   Van Cleef & Arpels  Monet Marvella        Sunny Harnett and Dovima for Celanese       Mariam Haskell        Sunny Harnett for Saks   for Dacron   Albert Weiss          Suzy Parker 2-page Revlon ‘White à la Carte’      Lilli Ann        

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