Fashion Faux ParrMartin Parr, with essays by Patrick Grant and Tabitha Simmons

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The first book dedicated to the fashion photography of renowned British photographer Martin Parr

Fashion Faux Parr showcases Martin Parr’s collection of fashion photography for the first time in one book. More than 250 color images, many previously unpublished, explore a wide variety of fashion work, from editorial collaborations with major magazines and houses, including Vogue, Balenciaga, and Gucci, to candid photographs from behind the scenes at major fashion events and portraits of industry icons.

Two essays by influential fashion industry personalities Patrick Grant and Tabitha Simmons offer commentary on Parr’s unique view on the fashion world and set it within a wider context. This is the only book dedicated to Martin Parr’s highly original take on fashion, including both commissioned and personal photographs, as well as facsimiles of his published features in Vogue and other international fashion magazines.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 280 × 200 mm (11 × 7 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 304 pp
  • Illustrations: 250 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838667931

Martin Parr is one of the best-loved photographers working today. A member of the international photo agency Magnum, Parr is also a world authority on the photobook.

Patrick Grant is a Scottish fashion designer and television personality. He is the director of Norton & Sons of Savile Row, London, and is a judge on the popular BBC television series The Great British Sewing Bee.

Tabitha Simmons is a stylist and shoe designer based in New York. She is also a contributing fashion editor at American Vogue.

'Offbeat and oft-times brilliant... bringing together two decades worth of souvenirs from the terra incognita of fashion.' – Robin Muir, British Vogue

'A very handsome photography book' – Robert Elms, BBC Radio London

'When it comes to fashion photography, its not hard to see his appeal for luxury labels and magazines... comic angles and rich, saturated colours... the result is kitsch and joyful' – Financial Times, 'The Art of Fashion' issue

'Parr clearly has some magic sauce that fashion can't get enough of' – Guardian  

‘Photographs mix the mundane with the magnificent, offering a seriously unserious view of the fashion diaspora.’ – L'Officiel USA