Grace Coddington's Memoir Offers an Unfrivolous Look at Fashion

Grace Coddington

Arthur Elgort

Grace Coddington, one of the fashion industry's biggest names who works for the biggest magazine in fashion, Vogue, recently released a memoir titled Grace: A Memoir and it offers readers an inside look at the fashion industry through the eyes of a woman who doesn't get swept away in the newest fashions. The Boston Globe wrote a spectacular review of the memoir that you can check out below.


Nearly 30 minutes into the 2009 documentary “The September Issue,” we are formally introduced to Grace Coddington, the stubbornly passionate creative director of Vogue. It’s easy to assume that Coddington, with her mane of straw-like ginger hair and very un-Vogue flats, comes from a long line of fashion eccentrics. She is no eccentric.

Coddington’s no-fuss demeanor is a contrast to Vogue editor Anna Wintour’s unflinching iron fist approach or editor at large Andre Leon Talley’s fabulous flowing diva cape-covered world. Coddington delivers a grounding voice and vision for America’s largest fashion magazine. Read More

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