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Bill Cunningham loved fashion but he loved style even more. A true cultural anthropologist, he knew that fashion didn t come from #designer catwalks or from the pages of magazines, but was instead born from #culture. And to him, the best place to find culture was on the street, so that s where he went to work every day.

Cunningham worked the streets as a war #photographer would the battlefield, plowing people down as he raced to get the shot he wanted, whether snapping a 70-year-old crossing the street in an extreme look, a Goth kid hobbling in six-inch platform sneakers outside a club, women wearing extraordinary hats coming out of a Harlem church on Sunday, or waspy blondes in Lily Pulitzer at a benefit in Newport. In 2018, the photographer left behind an enormous archive valued at 1 million. He also, his family discovered with some surprise upon his death in 2016, left a written memoir, which was published later in the year. Today, BoF remembers Bill Cunningham, who passed away three years ago. [Link in bio] #billcunningham #streetstyle
Bill Cunningham loved fashion but he loved style even more. A true cultural anthropologist, he knew that fashion didn t come from #designer catwalks or from the pages of magazines, but was instead born from #culture. And to him, the best place to find culture was on the street, so that s where he went to work every day. Cunningham worked the streets as a war #photographer would the battlefield, plowing people down as he raced to get the shot he wanted, whether snapping a 70-year-old crossing the street in an extreme look, a Goth kid hobbling in six-inch platform sneakers outside a club, women wearing extraordinary hats coming out of a Harlem church on Sunday, or waspy blondes in Lily Pulitzer at a benefit in Newport. In 2018, the photographer left behind an enormous archive valued at 1 million. He also, his family discovered with some surprise upon his death in 2016, left a written memoir, which was published later in the year. Today, BoF remembers Bill Cunningham, who passed away three years ago. [Link in bio] #billcunningham #streetstyle

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