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Vogue Paris Translation: Le Point De Vue De Vogue March 2016

Le Point De Vue De Vogue
Par Emmanuelle Alt

Cette photo du mannequin Iselin Steiro par David Sims a été prise en 2010 à l’occasion des 90 ans de Vogue Paris. Dans ce numéro anniversaire qui célébrait avec éclat la mode, ses figures de légende, les couturiers, leurs muses, David et moi sommes tombés d’accord instantanément sur l’inspiration majeure de ces quarante dernières années. C’est à l’influence extraordinaire de David Bowie que nous avions voulu rendre hommage. Un artiste comme tombé d’une autre planète, une carrière filée brillamment entre muses et résurrections, sous les masques ingénieux et troublants de Ziggy Stardust, Major Tom, Aladdin Sane ou le Thin White Duke. Bowie, le prophète pop, a tout osé, l’androgynie, l’ambiguïté sexuelle, le glam, les paillettes, animé par sa passion pour le théâtre, le cabaret ou le mime. Il est sans conteste la star qui aura, au prisme de ses identités successives, imposé sans avoir l’air d’y toucher le style le plus marquant de la sphère rock. Pas une saison de défilés ne passe sans qu’une citation à cet objet de culte planétaire ne hante les podiums. David Bowie nous a quittés au moment même où nous bouclions ce numéro. Il lui est dédié.

The Point Of View Of Vogue
By Emmanuelle Alt

This photo of model Iselin Steiro by David Sims was taken in 2010 on the occasion of 90 years of Vogue Paris. In this anniversary issue celebrating with a bang fashion, its legendary figures, fashion designers and their muses, David and I instantly agreed on the major inspiration of the past forty years. It is the extraordinary influence of David Bowie to which we wanted to pay homage. An artist that seemed to fall from another planet, a career brilliantly spun between muses and resurrections, under the ingenious and disturbing masks of Ziggy Stardust, Major Tom, Aladdin Sane and the Thin White Duke. Bowie, the pop prophet, dared all, androgyny, sexual ambiguity, glam, glitter, animated by his passion for the theater, cabaret, and mime. He is undoubtedly the star who will, through the prism of his successive identities, impose without seeming to touch the most striking style of the rock sphere. Not a fashion season passes without a citation to this object of planetary worship haunting the catwalks. David Bowie left us just as we completed this issue. It is dedicated to him.

Translation from French to English by Kellina de Boer

View the editorial that Emmanuelle Alt features above, “Androgyne,” with Iselin Steiro as photographed by David Sims for the October 2010 issue of Vogue Paris.

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