Grace Coddington, super-stylist and now, movie star too, thanks to The September Issue, has released her long-awaited autobiography this week, to rapturous response from the fashion community.
Within the pages of Grace – A Memoir, are wonderful archive pictures, going back to Grace’s childhood in Wales, her modelling career during the Sixties and her amazing snapshots which could only have come from a fashion insider such as herself.
Read more about Grace: A Memoir here...
'Me, the chubby-cheeked future model, aged four or five'
'With my sister, Rosemary, in my mother's knitting, beside the hydrangeas, Tre-Arddur Bay, 1945'
'In a modelling mood at home, wearing an A-line dress, Tre-Arddur Bay, 1954'
'One of my many, many hairstyles, about 1954'
'My first model card, 1959'
'With my new Vidal Sassoon haircut in a Paris hammam for Mademoiselle, 1965'
'Giving a wink on French ELLE's thousandth issue, 1965'
'Test-driving Mary Quant's minidress and shorts with the designer, London, 1966'
'A futuristic look in Queen magazine, 1967'
'Powedering Prince Charles for his official investiture photograph, Windsor Castle, 1969'
'Guest-modelling in a YSL fashion show, Maunkberry's nightclub, London, 1970'
'Working with Didier in the English countryside before we were dating, while he still probably didn't like me, 1981'
'Never thinner. My portrait with a borrowed cat, 1992'
'In Jamaica with the photographer's daughter, Rebecca Forteau, 1994'
'Bruce Weber (sitting), Craig McDean (on wall), Arthur Elgort, me, David Bailey, Peter Lindbergh, 2002'
'With Didier on a bicycle definitely not built for two, 2007'