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Event Recap: William Helburn: Seventh and Madison book signing by @hopemisterek @thameshudsonusa @supima @swgallery #williamhelburn

On November 20th, Supima celebrated the release of the Thames & Hudson book William Helburn: Seventh and Madison featuring the works and life of fashion photographer William Helburn at Stanley-Wise Gallery.

At the gallery, we were able to mingle amongst the laid back old school art meets fashion scene giving us a little taste of what the book is all about and the chance to meet Helburn himself.

Even in the heyday, between the 1940’s-60’s while Helburn’s work was featured in many an advertisement, most of his work was uncredited; leaving him to lead a life that anyone familiar with legendary and nostalgic fashion photographer lore dreams of… under the public radar.

An amazing read and imagery for anyone interested in studying the oldmaster’s of fashion photography whether revisiting a period in time you knew, or visiting to look at a time where the industry was rich with provocative innovation, glamour and sex.

The Skirt's the Thing Dovima and Jean Patchett Madison Square
The Skirt’s the Thing
Dovima and Jean Patchett
Madison Square

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William Helburn and Hope Misterek
William Helburn and Hope Misterek
Jean Shrimpton with raddish 1967
Jean Shrimpton with raddish 1967
Lamppost The Skirt's the Thing Carmen Dell'Orefice and Betsy Pickering First Avenue and 23rd Street Harpers Bazaar 1958
Lamppost
The Skirt’s the Thing
Carmen Dell’Orefice and Betsy Pickering
First Avenue and 23rd Street
Harpers Bazaar 1958
If you Can't Go South Go Borg Jean Shrimpton Wall Street, Borgana 1964
If you Can’t Go South Go Borg
Jean Shrimpton
Wall Street, Borgana 1964
Dovima Under the El Dior Creates Cosmopolitan Drama 1956
Dovima Under the El
Dior Creates Cosmopolitan Drama 1956

Hope Misterek

Hope Misterek is a freelance stylist, contributing writer and editor in New York specializing in good taste and picking the best of the best. http://www.fashionandstyling.com

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