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Killing Time with ’90s Supermodels: Behind the Scenes with Nick Waplington

Shooting backstage for Isaac Mizrahi, photographer Nick Waplington spent his early twenties with Linda and Naomi. Read more about his unzipped experience, here.

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In 1995, Isaac Mizrahi became a cult figure. Yes, he was already a rising star in the world of fashion, but a little documentary called Unzipped would make him a household name. After a badly reviewed collection, he allowed his then partner Douglas Keeve to follow him around as he put together his fall 1994 collection. As the legendary Polly Mellen pointed out in one scene, “It erases EVERYTHING.”

Photo by Nick Waplington.