“From the moment my father gave me my first camera at the age of nine, I was fascinated by what the camera saw that I did not,” recalls Argentinian photographer Diego Uchitel. And for much of his career his medium of choice was the polaroid, collecting hundreds of visual references in scrapbooks, much like artist sketchbooks. 

Polaroids, his latest book featuring over 240 never before seen images, is an homage to his preferred medium and a time when photography was not ruled by technology and digital manipulation. Chronicling more than 25 years, the book features shots of the likes of Diane von Furstenberg, David Bowie, Penelope Cruz and River Phoenix.

“Spontaneous by nature and distinct in palette, the Polaroid medium has arguably had the single largest influence on my career and to be able to capture that impassioned relationship in this book has been a lifelong dream.”

 

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Love of Man

Published on 18 April 2014

Photographer James Hazlett-Beard and stylist Tawfiq Khoury debut their latest menswear shoot for our Young Blood series.

Versace. Versace’s 2011 collection for the Swedish fashion retailer referenced the label’s glamorous archive. Featuring a range of loud prints, bold colour and lots of studs, both the 40-piece womenswear line and 20-piece men’s line caused quite a stir and sold out instantly. Kanye West was seen wearing the line’s exotic bomber jacket way ahead of the launch!

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Top Five: H&M Collaborations

Published on 14 April 2014

In light of yesterday’s news that Wang will be the latest designer to work with H&M, we count down their top five high end collaborations.