Uber-stylist and storyteller, Jo Hambro, showcases some of her vast, personal collection of polaroids, notebooks and moodboards taken from the fashion shoots she worked on over the last two decades. Her close friends and collaborators, Sir Elton John and David Furnish, have written the foreword. The book contains previously unseen images of Keith Richards, Steven Tyler, Daniel Craig, Benicio del Toro, Ozzy Osbourne and David Beckham. Interviews with the photographers who took these pictures include David LaChapelle, Peter Lindbergh, the Douglas Brothers, Paolo Roversi, Gavin Bond, Julian Broad, Guzman and Dana Lixenberg. Book design by Michael Nash Associates, available now online and book stores.
Jo Hambro began her career at British Vogue in the early Eighties, and in 1992 became the Creative Fashion Director of British GQ, a position she held until 2015. During that time she worked with iconic names in fashion photography: Bob Richardson, Deborah Turbeville, Terence Donovan, David Bailey, Steven Klein, Rankin, Bryan Adams, as well as the photographers whose work features in the book. Jo continues to work with and style some of the most famous names in fashion, entertainment, business and politics. Her recent collaborations include styling with Gucci for Sir Elton John‘s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ world tour, the biopic ‘Rocketman’ and recently at the Oscars.
THE POWER OF THE POLAROID Instantly Forever
by Jo Hambro. Foreword by Sir Elton John & David Furnish
Published in hardback on 1st May 2020 by Clearview Books
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