“He was the marker,” Martin Scorsese once said. “There’s ‘before Brando’ and ‘after Brando’.” The director was talking about Brando’s acting, but could well have been referring to the his effect on men’s style, too.
Fawn Velveteen website: Gardner McKay and Suzy Parker in evening dress by Patou, photo by Avedon at "Le Sheherazade" Paris, August From the book: "Avedon Photographs Published by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1978
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Waltz in Swing Time": Described by one critic as "the finest piece of pure dance music ever written for Astaire", this is the most virtuosic partnered romantic duet Astaire ever committed to film