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Sound and Style: Music in Vogue.

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Sound and Style: Music in Vogue

Mary E. Davis —

  • History

French in name but American by birth, the magazine Vogue (founded 1892) has always been a New York-centric magazine with a Parisian point of view. Through Vogue, fashion was the centerpiece of a new transatlantic style; American readers counted on the magazine for guidance on trends in the French capital... By 1920, French women clamored for an edition of their own, and in June that year the first issue of French Vogue appeared on newsstands, with an opening editorial proclaiming "On parle français!". In Vogue Magazine, music and fashion mixed to establish the enduring concept of a New York-Paris style axis : from Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Arthur Honegger, Francis Poulenc to jazz..."

Mary E. Davis

Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology, New York).