Grace Coddington, American fashion creative director.
Grace Coddington, the longtime creative director of “American fashion”, will take on a new role in the magazine’s advertising creative director to look for external projects. The 74-year-old stylist started her fashion career as a model and was hired by Vogue editor Anna Wintour in 1988 as fashion director.
Now, more than 25 years after the magazine, she will reduce her role, a Vogue spokeswoman confirmed to fashion business. NPR’s Jacki Lyden reports Coddington’s role has been changing for a long time.
“She’s been saying for years that she’s going to step down as creative director of fashion, and that’s it.” Even people outside the fashion world are calling coddington a recognizable face, lyden reports. “Coddington is as familiar with the front row of the show as the woman she usually sits next to: editor Anna Wintour.
Coddington, like wintour, helped shape how americans feel about fashion, but her personal style is always different.
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In September 2009 issue of the documentary “the September issue” after the release, this LiuShuGong hair became the impromptu superstar, her and her team will be 840 pages in September 2007 issue of Vogue – this is the biggest issue ever created. Jeannette Catsoulis recalls NPR’s movie and says to Coddington:
Her model (she was shot snowden) in 1959 is a real human, in a neutral, flawless drones in the ocean, the flames of her dizzy, wild hair, her movement characteristics and comfortable clothes. , Coddington is a completely safe genius, make ugly clothes beautiful and stupid clothes, because she thinks there is no need to defend their career choices or deny her the absurdity of the service industry, our enthusiasm of her: she is the art of movies because she is a magazine. ”
For her, coddington showed no signs of slowing down. Fashion of Fashion reports that she is happy to have other projects, including Comme desGarcons.
She told the website: “I didn’t avoid Vogue because it opened too many doors, but it was fun to work with, and it was nice to be able to communicate with people, which is just another way. “Of course I’m not retiring. I don’t want to sit here.”