Inspiration / Nickolas Muray

Nickolas Muray is a photographer who “became well known for his celebrity portraits, publishing them regularly in Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Ladies’ Home Journal, and The New York Times. After 1930, Muray turned away from celebrity and theatrical portraiture, and became a pioneering commercial photographer, famous for establishing many of the conventions of color advertising.” (source: George Eastman House).

It is no secret that I am inspired by 40s & 50s styles. I don’t wear only vintage anymore, but I like my clothes to always have an element of vintage.

Looking at Muray’s photos is just like flicking through the current issue of my favourite fashion magazine.

Naughty nautical

Bows! Kittens!

Bright colour block clothes & muted shoes

Extravagant accessories

Red lipstick & overdone hair

I want to say a massive thank you to Flickr for making all The Commons photos available for us mortals to browse, it is an endless source of amazement for me.