WILLIE CHRISTIE – ENCENS n°36 – 2016

FullSizeRender-3‘Grace Coddington always knew how to make the most of things. During this trip to Scotland, we had to stuff everything needed for five people into the space of a Range Rover. I never heard her complain. She would deal quickly with problems, in some other way. She created a knot in a garment, and suddenly this knot became the photo. I think that is what affected her the most in working with Anna Wintour – the fact that her freedom of expression was endlessly dissected and put under a microscope. This is clearly visible in the film The September Issue. In a sense, this went against the incredibly talented way she empathised with everything that happened during a shoot’.