Past, Present & Couture

Launched on 02 March 2002

To mark John Galliano's fifth year at Christian Dior, Nick Knight staged a spectacular five-day shoot, offering the opportunity to reveal the ‘blood and guts’ of the process of creating a set of virtuoso photographs. The designer selected outfits to represent each of the haute couture collections he had created for Dior from Spring/Summer 1997 to Spring/Summer 2002 and chose his favourite couture models - including Karen Elson, Liberty Ross and Stella Tennant, Erin O’Connor and Alek Wek - to bring each look to life.

Main Contributors




01 September 2004
Re-live the one-off spectacle of Alexander McQueen’s 2004 ‘Black’ show.


11 October 2004
A project celebrating the unique legacy of Leigh Bowery, featuring previously unpublished video and sound footage of the artist.

Editing Fashion

19 December 2005
An enquiry into the craft of film editing. A number of professional editors tackled the same footage to produce an eclectic series of fashion films.