Harper’s Bazaar Through the Years

1867: The first issue of Bazaar, devoted to fashion and literature, is published on November 2.

1867: The first issue of Bazaar, devoted to fashion and literature, is published on November 2.

The Harper’s Bazaar staff has been celebrating Vintage Week, by taking a look back at the best vintage Harper’s BAZAAR covers through the years. Notable covers include: 1873 – announcement of the big the fan trend; 1900 – the popularity of the mechanical sewing machine leads to more elaborate sleeve designs; 1936 – the iconic Why Don’t You …? column first appears; 1943 –  Diana Vreeland discovers Lauren Bacall, giving her the first magazine cover on the March WWII-inspired issue of BAZAAR; 1950 – the summer issue also features a Junior BAZAAR; 1956 – Audrey Hepburn is photographed by Richard Avedon; 1963 – an Emilio Pucci design is featured on the December issue; 1965 -Avedon’s iconic cover starring Jean Shrimpton taps into the space craze of the decade.

Harper’s Bazaar is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world; fashion history has been told through the covers and the pages of this honored magazine. Fun to step back in time and see fashion trends and culture unfold before our eyes!

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Caroline Issa Is A ‘Classic With a Twist’

Caroline Issa Nordstrom Signature Collection Photo: Nordstrom

Caroline Issa Nordstrom Signature Collection    Photo: Nordstrom

Fashion News: Welcome Nordstrom Signature and Caroline Issa Collection; luxurious looks designed in collaboration with global fashion executive Caroline Issa. Classic American style icons Lauren Bacall and Lauren Hutton were inspirations behind the collaboration, creating a timeless look that represent Ms. Issa’s ideal wardrobe essentials. Listen to Ms. Issa describe fashion: “Fashion is not necessarily only about clothes but how they make you feel and I love how pieces in your wardrobe contain such incredible memories or specific times in your life.” You know I agree! I’m buying it!

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