28 November 2014

Chris Moore to receive Special Recognition Award
at British Fashion Awards

The British Fashion Council has today announced that Chris Moore will receive the Special Recognition Award at the 2014 British Fashion Awards. His career has spanned six decades, beginning his career at the age of 19 as an in-house studio assistant at Vogue Studios after having completed a two year apprenticeship in the photographic department of a London print house. Moore assisted photographers including Cecil Beaton, Henry Clarke and Clifford Coffin. In 1953, after two years at the studio, Chris joined Camera Press as the agency’s main lifestyle and fashion photographer. In 1957 Chris began his freelance career and over the next ten years worked with clients including The Guardian and the Express as well as covering Paris Haute Couture using in-house models for the editorials. In 1999 Moore set up Catwalking.com the UK’s first online site dedicated to catwalk imagery. The awards can be viewed in DIARY dates.

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