October 11, 2015
Call this fashion and beauty code: Women with Cameras.
Definition: Model turns photographer as women hold cameras in front of the lens.
Notes on this code: Cameras are often clunky and retro to show this isn’t about selfie culture. It’s about the 20th century idea of the auteur — pioneering, independent and possessed of an uncompromising perspective on the world.
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