Vogue Italy, beloved by fashionistas, is celebrating its 50 years in Italy and for this occasion realize a special edition full of content: evocative cover with as many as 50 models posing for the anniversary.
Vogue Italy was born after the purchase by Condé Nast magazine “News” in 1962, then change the name in “Vogue and News” to become in June 1966 only “Vogue.”
To celebrate the milestone Vogue, directed by Franca Sozzani, has decided to open its archive of images and photographic services with the exhibition “Vogue Archive: Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Fashion” visible from September 22 to October 5 through guided tours on booking at the old headquarters of Piazza Castello in Milan.
The walls were covered with wallpaper that reproduces more than 200 murals of the most famous images that have shaped the history of costume and fashion from pages of Vogue Italy, with an entire floor dedicated to portraits of supermodels captured by photographers likes Mario Testino, Patrick Demarchelier, David LaChapelle, Steven Meisel and others.
We have found for you a few pages of the first edition of “Vogue and News” of November 1964 for a pleasant blast from the past.
-Pictures by Vogue Archive-