Captured on Camera

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Kate Moss / John Galliano / 1993

‘Fashion’s Front Line’ is the title of a new book, to be released early next year, showcasing the work of fashion photographer Niall McInerney.  And what makes the images he captured on camera so fascinating, is that they all pre-date the digital age.

Among the three decades of work appearing in the book are some of fashion’s most memorable moments, and I’ve picked out these personal favourites…

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John Galliano’s 1984 degree show, Les Incroyables, earned him a First Class Honors Degree from Central Saint Martin’s. The entire collection was subsequently snapped up by London boutique Browns, which put it on display in its windows.

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Naomi Campbell’s famous tumble on Vivienne Westwood’s Paris catwalk in 1993. The spectacular platform shoes can now regularly be seen on display at fashion exhibitions around the world.

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And Shalom Harlow, unforgettable in Alexander McQueen’s spring/summer 1999 show.  The paint spraying of this dress never fails to amaze me, no matter how many times I watch it on film.  The audience reaction alone sends shivers down my spine…

To see more images from the book click here

Image Credits:  vogue.com

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