Bill Cunningham’s Secret Memoir

Legendary fashion photographer Bill Cunningham left behind a somewhat secret memoir which is set to publish later this year. Titled “Fashion Climbing,” the book has been drafted several times, as a few revised versions were discovered in his immense archive. Tracing his childhood obsession with women’s clothing to his service in the Korean War, his work in NYC as a milliner and more, the book …

Bill Cunningham, in His Own Words

Many notable people have shared what it’s like to be photographed—and starstruck—by Bill Cunningham (Anna Wintour once said, “We all dress for Bill”) but Cunningham in his own words is a heartwarming and emotional read—especially as the 2002 article was republished this weekend when the beloved photographer passed away at 87 years old. “Bill Cunningham on Bill Cunningham” is fascinating, funny and entirely charming. Cunningham, …