From Galliano’s Warriors, photographed by Nick Knight, styled by Simon Foxton. Published in Arena Homme Plus, Summer/Autumn 2007From Hey There Fancy Pants, photographed by Jason Evans, styled by Simon Foxton. Published in i-D, May 2004From Tooling Around, photographed by Ben Dunbar-Brunton, styled by Simon Foxton. Published in i-D, February 2009From Acid Wash, photographed by Alasdair McLellan, styled by Simon Foxton. Published in 032c, Summer 2007From We Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet, photographed and styled by Simon Foxton, published in i-D, January 1992From I Wish I Had Invented Blue Jeans, photographed by Simon Thiselton, styled by Simon Foxton. Published in i-D, August 2008
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When You're a Boy
Men's Fashion Styled by Simon Foxton
17 July - 4 October 2009
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When You’re a Boy celebrates men in fashion photography, specifically the men who create photographs of men. Focusing on the career of a stylist rather than a photographer, this is the first exhibition devoted to the groundbreaking British menswear stylist Simon Foxton, whose career spans the last three decades, a time of profound change in fashion and style
Foxton (UK, b.1961) is a leading image-maker of men’s fashion, who has anticipated and defined key shifts in menswear design since the early 1980s. Capturing menswear’s spirit and energy in some of the most memorable fashion photographs of the period, he questions definitions of masculinity, national identity and taste. Historic portrait iconography and classic English men’s tailoring are combined with contemporary sportswear design, street fashion and references to gay subcultures to produce sophisticated and innovative fashion images for a range of brands and magazines.
Foxton's witty, often provocative and highly influential work is presented through a selection of photographic prints, tear sheets and scrapbooks.
When You’re a Boy is curated by Penny Martin.
A fully illustrated catalogue edited by Penny Martin accompanies the exhibition at the special price of £8.