Ormond Gigli’s “Girls in the Windows: And Other Stories”

An iconic photo, 40 years of work and the stories behind it all in this new powerHouse book

In 1960, photojournalist Ormond Gigli assembled 43 women, dressed them in refined, colorful garb and situated them in 41 windows across the facade of a building. Over 50 years later, the image born of that shoot stands as a triumph within art photography. The “Girls in the Windows” photograph was not an assignment; it was an idea that Gigli envisioned and executed and the history …