Harper’s Bazaar: 150 Years!

November 2. 1867 saw the first ever issue of Harper’s Bazaar published… we’ll save you the mathematics, that’s a grand 150 years, or 15 decades ago! It’s amazing to think of! So, just how can you celebrate such a feat? How about projecting a light show onto the Empire State Building?! That is exactly what Harper’s Bazaar did. The leading fashion magazine took over the city skyline and projected their most recognizable images onto the landmark.

Kendall Jenner, Glenda Bailey Harper’s Bazaar and Tiffany & Co. Celebrate 150 Years of Women, Fashion, and New York, Party, New York, USA – 19 Apr 2017. Photo by Efren S. Landaos/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

The event was as star-studded as you’d imagine, Kendall Jenner assisted the editor in chief Glenda Bailey flip the switch to get the celebrations started and industry greats such as Vera Wang, Coco Rocha, and Ralph Lauren turned out for the event. Check out a few highlights from the event below and here’s to at least another 150 years from one of our favourite fashion magazines!

Rihanna by Norman Jean Roy. March 2015.

Kate Moss. December 1994

Model, Coco Rocha.  Photos by Andrew Toth/Getty Images

Grace Elizabeth wears Roberto Cavalli.

Constance Jablonski works an all black trouser look.

Christie Brinkley, Sailor Lee Brinkley-Cook Photo by Efren S. Landaos/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

 

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