männeR maketh man
Vogue Hommes International’s German sibling had its heyday in the 1980s when Swiss–born Beda Achermann, its inspired creative director, called the shots. Bold typography, a star–studded cast ( Herb Ritts, Peter Lindbergh, Helmut Newton and Bruce Weber exercised their talent alongside newcomers Mario Testino and Ellen von Unwerth ), and a timeless style made Männer Vogue one of the most exciting publications in the fashion press. Set out in three chapters, Big Time chronicles the high points of this fashion bible with contributions from, among others, Karl Lagerfeld and Mario Testino. Essential reading. big time: the l egendaRy style of männeR Vogue 1984– 1989
Edited by Karl Lagerfeld and Beda Achermann, Steidl, €79.