One of the most celebrated British Portrait Photographers of the Twentieth Century and is renowned for his images of elegance, glamour and style.
Sir Cecil Walter Hardy BeatonCBE was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer,diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre.Original article
Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.
San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities.
On close inspection, this device turned out to be a funereal juke box - the result of mixing Lloyd's of London with the principle of the chewing gum dispenser.
Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly.
Mrs Woolf's complaint should be addressed to her creator, who made her, rather than me.
I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle who says she doesn't like blue.
More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose again
I can't afford a whole new set of enemies.
Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash.
All I want is the best of everything and there's very little of that left.