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28, April 2014  |  

FASHION WEEKS

All-time fashion icons by Time Magazine


All-time fashion icons by Time Magazine

Time Magazine has made a list of fashion models and muses that have inspired the world of style. There are the designers and photographers favourite muses since 1923, the year Time magazine was published for the first time.

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Audrey Hepburn

Givenchy loved her on and off screen. She gained recognition by portraing women in transformation in Roman Holiday,Sabrina and Breakfast at Tiffany’

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Brigitte Bardot

A trendsetter, Bardot pupularized the bikini in the film Manina, the Girl in the Bikini (1952). She was a muse for sculptor Alain Gourdon and Andy Warhol.

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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was himself an icon as well.  His Pop art influenced paper A-line “souper” dresses in the ’60s, and designers have taken turns transposing his iconic works into clothes.

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Coco Chanel

She revolutionized woman’s fashion by introducing a more comfortable silhouette that freed women from the corsets and frills that had dominated the apparel industry.

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James Dean

A Hollywood antihero, Dean typically had on jeans, a snug white T-shirt and a well-worn leather jacket, and his antiprep “Live as if you’ll die today” philosophy made him the poster child for effortless American cool.

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Naomi Campbell

A barrier broker, Campbell was the first black model on the covers of French and British Vogue.

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Madonna

From bridal gowns to cone bras and from sexy menswear to Asian inspirations, anything Madonna touched was emulated by her legions of fans around the world. Was dressed by Gaultier several times – in fact, he is the creator of the cone bra.

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Yves Saint Laurent

Coco Chanel gave women the little black dress, and Yves Saint Laurent gave them the option of leaving it at home. In 1966 he shocked the world with Le Smoking, a tuxedo smoking jacket for women that carried a whiff of androgyny. 

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David Bowie

Bowie’s career can be defined by competing dualisms: aesthetics and sound, masculine and feminine, backward-drawing inspiration and forward-moving reinvention — Lady Gaga before she ever sang a note.

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Lady Gaga

She writes a fashion column for V Magazine and has partned with Armani for some of her outfits.

Check out the full list here.

Souce: Time Magazine

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