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Bill Cunningham: the legend

‘The wider world perceives fashion as frivolity that should be done away with. The point is that fashion is the armour to survive the reality of everyday life. I don’t think you can do away with it. It would be like doing away with civilization.’ Bill Cunningham

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Bill Cunningham's view of New York's finest

Octogenarian New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham has been snapping stylish dressers for the past half century. And no, they're not on the catwalk, but passersby he spots on the streets

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Bill Cunningham's view of New York's finest

"She Will Dare Any Fashion; Isabella Blow. Cunningham's picture of the late fashion icon was published in the New York Times in April 1999" __ Photograph: Bill Cunningham/The New York Times __ taken from guardian.co.uk

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Bill Cunningham's view of New York's finest

Octogenarian New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham has been snapping stylish dressers for the past half century. A striking photograph of a striking ensemble, published in August 2000.

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An Illustrated Guide To Fashion's Biggest Icons

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Tina Gaudoin on Style: How to Dress Like a New Yorker

Bill Cunningham, legendary fashion photographer for the NY Times l Anna Wintour opines in the moving film "Bill Cunningham New York" that "we all get dressed for Bill"

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