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Edward Steichen’s Manual of Style

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Marion Morehouse and unidentified model wearing dresses by Vionnet by Edward Steichen. 1930

Marion Morehouse and unidentified model wearing dresses by Vionnet by Edward Steichen. 1930

Alexandre de Salzmann by Edward Steichen 1932

Alexandre de Salzmann by Edward Steichen 1932

Actor Gary Cooper by Edward Steichen 1930

Actor Gary Cooper by Edward Steichen 1930

For many years I had a postcard propped up on a bookshelf in my office, a portrait of actor Gary Cooper looking suave in a suit and tie. Though I’m a fairly disheveled sort myself, this picture of a casually elegant Gary Cooper was the apotheosis of style to me.

I see now that the photograph was taken in 1930 by Edward Steichen, but I probably couldn’t have told you that until I saw the announcement for Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Cond

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