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Floating Cars By Renaud Marion

By capturing scenes of floating old-school cadillac and mercedes-benz's, french photographer Renaud Marion portrays a jetsons-type future of how vehicles would have seemed to him in the 2000s as a child in 'air drive'. ultimately, the project highlights the glamorous designs of a time when the cars were recognized as icons and symbols to society.…

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Added by Iconic on January 25, 2013 at 8:00 — No Comments

50 Years Ago At Cannes Film Festival 1962

Famous stars from around the world gather for the prestigious event. Here are a few shots of the glitz and glamour from a 1962 issue of LIFE magazine.

Philomène Toulouse (above), an art student from Paris who wants to be in pictures, was the only one who thought to bring a fox. She was roundly criticized by animal lovers for keeping the fox leashed and using…

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Added by Iconic on December 20, 2012 at 7:44 — 1 Comment

Masterpieces of Nature

“In exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals, I am working towards rediscovering the common ground that once existed when people lived in harmony with animals. The images depict a world that is without beginning or end, here or there, past or present.”

—Gregory Colbert, Creator of Ashes and Snow

I have chosen only a few of…

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Added by Iconic on September 24, 2012 at 19:35 — No Comments

Jimi Hendrix by Gered Mankowitz 1967

“I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.”

― Jimi Hendrix …

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Added by Iconic on August 27, 2012 at 7:54 — 4 Comments

Rolling Stones Logo Redesign

The Rolling Stones have had their signature tongue logo redesigned by American designer Shepard Fairey to mark their 50th anniversary.

The original logo, which incorporates lead singer Mick Jagger’s mouth, was created by John Pasche and appeared on the cover of their 1971 album Sticky Fingers. But Jagger reached out to designer Fairey for the project, which has seen him…

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Added by Iconic on August 22, 2012 at 8:32 — 2 Comments

Amazing Vintage Photography

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Added by Iconic on June 30, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Awesome People Hanging Out Together-2

Photo Above: Bob Marley, Mick Jagger and Peter Tosh

Individually, these A-list actors, musicians, politicians, and businessmen are stars in their own right, but put them together and suddenly these candid shots, of two or more celebrities hanging out, become all that more epic. …

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Added by Iconic on May 11, 2012 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

Keep Calm and Carry On - The Story Behind the Poster

We have all seen this poster before. It has become one of the iconic images of the 21st century and dates back to World War II. In fact, there are so many parodies of this poster going around on the social media circuit that they are starting to irritate me. I always wondered where this came from. To my delight I came across this short video which explains…

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Added by Iconic on April 6, 2012 at 6:30 — 4 Comments

Weathered Celebrities

Portraits of celebrity photographer Andy Gotts' soon to be released photographic project 'Icons'.

The project book and exhibition will feature actors, musicians and others who have reached the apex of their fields. Gotts, who is based in the UK, has been a celebrity photographer for more than twenty years and is noted for his ‘warts and all’ portraits of Hollywood stars. Gotts…

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Added by Iconic on March 20, 2012 at 8:30 — 7 Comments

Transformed-Iconic Photos

 These iconic images have been transformed with a splash of colour. Ordinarily I like photographs in their original form, much like the photographer intended. But these are great and I am sure they would have the blessing of the original photographers. .....................................................................…

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Added by Iconic on January 17, 2012 at 7:30 — 5 Comments

Natalie Wood- An Icon Through the Years

The year of 2000, Vanity Fair contributing editor Sam Kashner composed a story about one of Hollywood’s more shrouded mysteries—the 1981 death of actress Natalie Wood. Only 43 when she fell off a yacht and drowned in the Pacific Ocean. Officially believed to be an accident by authorities at the time, Wood was allegedly overheard crying for help by Marilyn Wayne, a…

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Added by Iconic on January 2, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Harry Benson - Book of Iconic Portraits

Renowned photographer Harry Benson’s lens has captured some of the most enigmatic people of our time, from Jackie O to Yoko Ono. To celebrate the launch of his new book, New York New York (Powerhouse), Benson shares with Wsome of the memorable moments and impressions from his…

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Added by Iconic on December 15, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Daphne Guinness- Style Icon

“Daphne is one of – if not the – most stylish women living,” says fashion designer Tom Ford, who asked her to model in his show. The world has many beautiful, fashionable socialites and celebrities, but Daphne is in a class of her own. “Life is a stage for Daphne,” says the couturier Valentino. “Funerals or balls, she always makes a performance.”

 

Daphne Diana…

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Added by Iconic on December 3, 2011 at 0:46 — 3 Comments

The Biggest Wave Ever Surfed

Garrett McNamara has surfed what is considered to be the biggest wave ever. The Hawaiian big wave rider caught the huge monster in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, during the ZON North Canyon Project 2011.

The wave caught by McNamara is estimated to be about 90 feet (30 meters). Garrett was tow-in surfing with Andrew Cotton and Al Mennie when he suddenly caught this…

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Added by Iconic on November 10, 2011 at 7:30 — 3 Comments

Carla Bruni - Old School

This is a photoshoot of France’s First Lady Carla Bruni, circa 1995. Photographed by Andrea Blanch.

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Added by Iconic on November 7, 2011 at 7:59 — No Comments

Black and White Photos that Shaped our Lives

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Added by Iconic on October 26, 2011 at 12:30 — 26 Comments

Vintage Playboy Covers-Mad Men

Mad men is set in the 60's, this series of Playboy covers shows what they could have looked like if Don Draper and crew were around then. The Mad men cast is styled to perfection both in the series and on the Playboy covers. ...............................................................................................…

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Added by Iconic on October 17, 2011 at 6:00 — 3 Comments

Iconic shots

 

 Jane Seymour

 

Jacqueline Bisset

 

 

Jerry…

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Added by Iconic on August 16, 2011 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Killer Fashion-JAWS

Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning breakout movie JAWS is feted for John Williams’s iconic score and cult lines uttered by Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss, but a revisit of the era-defining film reveals it to be a sartorial crystal ball. NOWNESS invited Marc Hare, the style blogger and designer known as Mr. Hare, to assess the film’s menswear looks by annotating stills he…

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Added by Iconic on August 2, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Iconic Jump Portraits

Legendary Latvian-born American portrait photographer Philippe Halsman is one of the most innovative photographers of the 20th century. Over his lifetime, he shot 101 LIFE magazine covers, including the most famous…
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Added by Iconic on July 27, 2011 at 6:30 — 1 Comment


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