Bill Cunningham

Bill Cunningham (1929-2016) wrote about fashion for Women’s Wear Daily and The Chicago Tribune and began to publish photographs of street fashion in The New York Times in 1978 which became the column “On the Street,” and he wrote fashion criticism and created photographic portfolios in Details. He received awards from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the New York Landmarks Conservancy, and the French Ministry of Culture. In 2010, Bill Cunningham New York, a documentary about Cunningham was produced by filmmaker Richard Press and Philip Gefter.