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ROBERT FAIRER

  • Robert Fairer was born in London in the swinging sixties.
  • Growing up several paces from the Kings Road he was never far from the changing face of fashion.
  • Influenced by the music and fashion scene, he started photographing the international womenswear collections in the mid 1990's, it was a buzzy beautiful time..the beginning of the supermodels and theatrical show production never before seen. Everyone was an individual and every moment was a high. Robert was as integral to the then exclusive backstage arena as the designers, models and stars of hair and make-up.
  • Commissioned for assignments at Elle, Harpers Bazaar USA and then American Vogue for over a decade, Robert uniquely captured the fashion landscape in his instinctively glamorous style nurtured by his outstanding editors: Sally Singer, Andre Leon Talley, Hamish Bowles, Sarah Mower and his Editor in Chief of American Vogue, Anna Wintour.
  • His behind the scenes photographic collection is currently being curated and archived for publication by his long time collaborator and wife Vanessa. Great projects lie ahead and once published, they will define his rare creative approach to exquisitely light and capture the highly provocative energy that was fashion backstage at its zenith.
  • Published monographs:
  • Alexander McQueen-Unseen his first exciting and emotional monograph released in October 2016.
  • Published in the English language by Thames & Hudson and Yale University Press in the USA, In German by Schirmer Mosel in Germany & Italian by 24 Ore Publishing in Italy.
  • John Galliano-Unseen a second monograph of exquisite extravagance and playfulness behind the scenes released in September 2017.
  • Published by Thames & Hudson and Yale University Press in the USA.
  • Marc Jacobs -Unseen covers Marc's post grunge era from 1994- 2012. Released in October 2018 and published by Thames & Hudson & Abrams.

  • John Galliano for Dior celebrates explosive artistry and collaboration at the Haute Couture and Ready to Wear Collections behind the scenes. Focusing on a key chapter in the History of Maison Dior; this new tome revisits the breathtaking and unforgettable Dior creations from 1997-2008. Release date October 2019. Published by Thames & Hudson London & New York.