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Fashion Photography by Mark Shaw

Written by Christopher Alm • May 26th, 2009
Fashion Photography by Mark Shaw

Here are a couple of excellent early 1960s fashion and style photos taken by famed photographer Mark Shaw. If you recognize the woman on the boat, it’s no other than Jacqueline Kennedy her self. Mark Shaw is best known for his photographs of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy, which he shot originally for LIFE magazine.

He also developed a strong friendship with JFK and Jackie and regularly visited the White House during the 1960s. Shaw is also famous for his numerous photos of Audrey Hepburn, some of them dating back to 1953 were lost until 2006 when they were discovered again long after his death in 1969, aged only 47 years old. The Mark Shaw collection is nowadays maintained by Shaw’s son and wife.

Source Svenska Möbler    Thanks Fhardyfan

Christopher Alm

Christopher founded Ultra Swank in 2005. Has a crush on mid-century graphic design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and the Century 21 Exposition. Is a collector of easy listening music from the 60s and 70s and a Swedish expat living in Barcelona, Spain.

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  • I have enjoyed the reading. Thanks for the link to Mark Shaw and the wonderful design of this site.

  • You are welcome Carlos. I am a big fan of your Barcelona photos, thank you for sharing them!

  • FhardyFan

    Why, thanks for giving me credits!

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  • That’s a great photo of Jackie. She’s so beautiful and stylish.

  • eddiepetosa

    Back in the 50's and the 60's fashion had a clear sense. Now, fashion pictures mean young girls showing their bras or not even wearing them. Back than it was all about the art of dressing, now it's about how to get dressed but still show almost everything.

  • Nice shot classic fashion is very trendy when it comes in the fashion.

  • Well first of all, we have to consider social change. The social emancipation of women has been refreshingly vital in the last 15 years. Salaries for women have increased in many sectors, more women than men appear to be excelling academically and have moved into the mainstay career domain.

  • the nice

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