THE « DEMARCHELIER TOUCH »
Patrick Demarchelier’s style and talent has elevated his name to the pantheon of the great photographers. An autodidact, he became one of the most talented photographers in the world of fashion and beauty.
The « Demarchelier touch » is an absolute reference among the legends of the fashion world. On the 4th of July, 2007, the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) presented him with the « Eleanor Lambert Award » to honor his esteemed career and « his unique contribution to the world of fashion ».
AN EYE THAT EXHALTS THE INTUITIVE AND THE COMPLEX
Patrick Demarchelier loves spontaneity. It’s at the beginning or end of a photo shoot that he unveils the subjects’ natural essence. A state of mind that he pursues to capture. The « Demarchelier touch » is spontaneity and positive vision projected upon his subject.
Under the umbrella of diversity and contrast, this exhibition travels through several decades of inspiration where portraits of celebrities hang side-by- side with portraits of unknown muses…
Dior, Pirelli Calendar 2008
French Vogue, October 2007