"Here, elegance is a watchword." --Palm Beach Post
"An inspiring survey of the transformation of fashion photography into an art form." --The Daily Beast, Best Coffee-Table Books of 2012
"This is a book of revelations." -The Wall Street Journal
From the Inside Flap
Condé Nast launched the careers of many great photographers. The discovery of most of the biggest names in fashion photography and the nurturing of their talent into full bloom can rightly be credited to that visionary publisher. Condé Nast himself was gifted at spotting future stars, and, by surrounding himself with the very best and most creative, he placed Vogue magazine, along with other titles such as Glamour, at the forefront of the photographic avant-garde and propelled them to positions of great social and cultural influence.