Posts tagged fashion photography

World’s First Street Style Fashion Photographs

Fashion became big business in Paris, with the whole of Europe taking style cues from the French capital, and by the late 19th century, the first ever haute couture house opened in the city. The man behind the Haute house was Charles Frederick Worth, who many consider to be the first fashion designer, as well as the first ever celebrity fashion designer. Street style fashion photographs began appearing relatively shortly after this, and they of course first began popping up in France. Here are some of the world’s first street style fashion photographs, taken at Longchamps between 1910 and 1920.

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Beautiful Film Photography by Ramon Spaeti

Photography is one of man kind’s greatest breakthroughs. Before it, representations of the self or images of places you liked were a thing that only the well and truly upper class could afford, since the only people that could provide you with them were painters. Photography changed all that, making images readily available for a much wider group of people, and eventually revolutionizing things like journalism and even art. Truly, we owe a lot of what is modern society to the invention of film.

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