Richard Dormer (1913–2000) was a British fashion photographer from the 1940s to 2000. He worked for many magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Elegance Magazine.
Fashion photography by Richard Dormer in the 1950s
Dormer shot many famous models such as Anne Gunning, Suzy Smith, Barbara Goalen,… and particulary Jean Shrimpton. His photos in Egypt are really beautiful and inspired.
These stunning photos are part of his work that Richard Dormer took fashion portraits of classic beauties in the early 1950s.
Barbara Goalen in lovely white organdie dress scattered with full blown roses by Neil Roger, photo by Richard Dormer, Harper’s Bazaar UK, September 1950
Barbara Goalen’s antique jeweled hair adornment is a diamond and ruby spray with shaded enamel leaves on gold and silver, made in England in 1810 from S.J. Phillips, ostrich fan from Duvelleroy, photo by Richard Dormer, 1950
Model in evening dress in the palest gold satin with a peplum by Frederick Starke, jewelry by Cartier, the gloves are velvet, photo by Richard Dormer, Harper’s Bazaar UK, October 1950
Model in gown of rich Lyons velvet with stiff bow at the base of the diagonal cut décolletage by Hardy Amies, jewelry from Asprey, photo by Richard Dormer at the Tate Gallery, Harper’s Bazaar UK, November 1950
Model is wearing a lime-colored straw hat with rolled-up brim, striped ribbon ties in bow in back by R.M.Hats, sleek gray wool dress by Matita, photo by Richard Dormer, Harper’s Bazaar UK, February 1950