Grace Coddington(1941-), Model; Creative Director of American Vogue
Sitter in 4 portraits
Aged eighteen Coddington won a model competition run by Vogue which led to a successful career in fashion. In 1968, having always shown an interest in styling shoots, she began working for British Vogue and became the magazine's Photo Editor. For many years she closely collaborated with top photographers creating fantastical and theatrical narratives for the magazine's fashion pages. After working for Calvin Klein in New York in the late 1980s she returned to Vogue in 1988 to become the Creative Director of American Vogue.
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