Russian Red

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When it’s grey outside – I always like a bit of colour to lift my mood.

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These photos are from the US Vogue September 1990 issue. 

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Photographed by Arthur Elgort, styled by Grace Coddington & featuring 90’s supermodel Christy Turlington.

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This shoot was taken in a time (1990) when Russia had changed dramatically. In Grace Coddingtons book ‘A Memoir’ she reflects on this shoot….‘With the big thaw of glasnost and their newfound affluence, the Russians were more flashy, ‘designery’, and opulent. McDonalds had recently opened, and there were queues around the block’

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