With just one look, you can instantly tell that Miles Aldridge descends from an aristocratic family. His candy-colored images are ultra-rich and possess an aura of eye-popping glamour. With an appealing mix of overt sexuality and saccharine sweetness, Miles Aldridge’s erotically charged photographs tell a sordid story of complex high-society characters.
Using elaborate props, costumes, and exaggerated make-up, Cohen executes perfectly toned images of the recognizable glamour of post-war Americana and retro Britain. A master at illustrating an era of decadence, Cohen styles all of her subjects [mostly friends] and completes each set by incorporating her own vintage regalia, which she spends plenty of time collecting.