NIGEL BARKER - Models of Influence

 

Tuesday, March 3 at 7PM

Fashtion Photographer
& Judge on America's Next Top Model 

NIGEL BARKER

speaking & signing

Models of Influence: 
50 Women Who Reset
the Course of Fashion

 

In Models of Influence, photographer, television host, and fashion authority Nigel Barker profiles fifty of the most noteworthy models from the 1940s to the present, revealing how their look or way of modeling not only made an indelible stamp on the industry but also influenced fashion design, the popular way of dress, and notions of female beauty worldwide.The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing. Please see below for details.


PLEASE READ: 
  • The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public.
  • Tickets are required to join the signing line at this event.
  • Tickets are only available with the purchase of a copy of Models of Influence from BookPeople. 
  • Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate "ticket" item to add to your cart. Books & tickets are now available to pre-order. 
  • If you cannot make it to the event, you can order a signed copy. Add the book to your cart and write "SIGNED COPY" in the comments field during checkout. We ship all over the world!

ABOUT NIGEL BARKER

Nigel Barker is a fashion photographer whose images have been printed in many major magazines. The host of Oxygen's The Face, Nigel was also a judge on America's Next Top Model for nine years. He directs and produces films and documentaries, many of which are devoted to his humanitarian work for organizations such as the Humane Society of the United States, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. He lives in New York City with his wife, Cristen, and their two children, Jack and Jasmine.

ABOUT MODELS OF INFLUENCE

Each of the book's eight chapters focuses on a distinct period, from the postwar modeling boom, which ushered in an era of models who communicated a return to glamour, to the present day, with the emergence of media-savvy models who understand the power of branding themselves to the world at large. Each entry highlights the model's background and career, exploring her unique qualities and the secret to her staying power, whether it's her physical characteristics, daring approach to image making, transformative abilities, or a particular energy that captured or even redefined the zeitgeist of fashion and culture of the time.

To complement the text, Barker has personally selected more than one hundred full-color and black-and-white photographs from the archives of the world's top fashion photographers—Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, David Bailey, Francesco Scavullo, Herb Ritts, and Mario Testino among them—to assemble a collectible anthology of many of the finest fashion images from the last seventy years.


Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed copy! Add the book to your cart and write "SIGNED COPY" in the comments field during checkout. We ship worldwide. 

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
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