TONY VIRAMONTES John Galliano KABUKI Jill magazine No. 11 October 1985
The penultimate issue of the uber-cool Parisian style bible Jill with cover model wearing Junko Shimada and shot by the legendary New York artist and fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes.
This issue has over a hundred pages of incredible, innovative designs, styling and fashion photography choreographed by the legendary French fashion guru and taste maker Elizabeth Dijan.
Come inside and find a beautiful 8 page feature on Japanese Kabuki theatre shot by Jean François Lepage, a 6 page John Galliano 'Far From The Madding Crowd' themed shoot by Andrew MacPherson, a stunning 10 page black and white shoot styled by Fréderique Lorca featuring designs by Junko Shimada, Hermès, Journal Façade and others photographed by Tony Viramontes.
PLUS an amazing 10 page Edgar Allen Poe gothic fashion feature shot by Bruno Juminer with models wearing Michel Klein and Saint Laurent and a really special, experimental feature on poetry and painting featuring gorgeous abstract impressionist masterpieces juxtaposed with classic verse from Guillaume Apollinaire, Pierre Reverdy, Emily Brontë. C'est classe!
Jill only ran for 12 issues and this is Number 11. Not to be missed.
Founded by Elizabeth 'Babeth' Dijan, who would later go on to edit Numéro, Jill is the quintessential 1980s Parisian style bible which only ran for 12 issues between 1983-85. With its gorgeous, lavishly styled black and white fashion shoots and sleek design, Jill went on to become a legendary title among fashion designer, stylists and photographers.
Good condition with some light wear, creases and small tears to the cover (see images).
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