Men & Women. Images From Nicole

Men & Women. Images From Nicole
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Photographs by Bruce Weber. Foreword by Matsuda.

Tokyo. Nicole Co., Ltd. 1983. First edition. Wrappers. 102 pages. Foreword text printed on separate glassine leaf, loosely inserted. Full-page b&w photographs. 355 x 280mm (14 x 11"). 0.9kg. . English. Very good; fading to spine, uneven fading to front and rear wrappers, some slight surface wear, very slight creasing to forecorners and along fore-edge of final four leaves; a well-preserved copy of a scarce item with no tears or inscriptions, with the loose text leaf.

An early, very scarce Weber title. Men & Women. Images From Nicole was one of Weber's earliest fashion projects. He was commissioned by Japanese fashion label Nicole, headed by designer Mitsuhiro Matsuda, to photograph their Fall 1983 collection. The entire shoot was done on Gilgo Beach, New York over two days in May 1983. The models, men and women, stand upon the beach, with the waves in the background. No props, just bodies, clothes and landscape. Pure Bruce Weber. Art direction by Diamond Head's.