Paris Couture Meets ‘Cross & Covers: John’s Big ‘Alternative’ Photo Gallery

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PeloPics: Our resident ‘Paparazzi’ John Thomson has rattled his vast photo collection for another very varied gallery. A mix of his own cyclo-cross and couture shots, plus his favorite cycling magazine cover photos.

 

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# You can see John’s last ‘Roubaix Cobbles and Paris Couture Mega Photo Gallery’ HERE. #

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Arrival at Redemption in sunny Paris

John says: “This is a gallery of shots from Paris Fashion Week, Belgium cyclocross and some of my favorite old cycling magazines. The PFW shots were mostly done in September 2019 and just like all the cyclocross images, I used a zone focused Ricoh GRII with a Canon flash.”

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Grandson Mathieu at Essen 2016

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Grandfather Raymond at Paris-Nice 1966. Photo by Marcel Besson

fashion
Gorgeous fashion at Paco Rabanne

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One of my all time favorite cover shots. Photo by Yann Guichaoua/Agence Vandystadt

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Posing up a storm at Palais de Tokyo

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Wout winning at Essen 2016

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Beauty at Paco Rabanne

anquatil
It was a “different” era of cycling in 1964 but nobody can dispute the great drama of the photographs

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Miss Fame at Miu Miu

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Jared Scott for the USA at Namur juniors 2019 on the muddy cobbles

cassidy
“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” actress Raffey Cassidy arrives at Miu Miu

anquetil
Jacques Anquetil broke the hour record in 1967 but refused the doping test, so the record was disallowed. Photo by Raymond Riotte with the biggest and most awesome photo credit I have ever seen

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Blood splatter coat at Palais de Tokyo

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Joe Kiely for Great Britain at Namur juniors 2019

colette
At Place Colette for Isabel Marant

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Raymond Poulidor after his crash at the 1973 Tour

loewe
After the Loewe show

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Marianne Vos 7 times World Cyclo-cross Champion at Namur 2019

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Georgia Fowler at Tommy Hilfiger

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Merckx at Il Lombardia in 1973. Photo by Marcel Guerard

fashion
Two fashion forward youngsters

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Ruby West for Canada at Namur 2019

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Devon Windsor at Redemption

coppi
Fausto Coppi in the Dolomites of the 1952 Giro

posing
Posing at Palais de Tokyo

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Laughing at Palais de Tokyo

isebyt
Eli Iserbyt has his own flag at Overijse 2019

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An authentic Parisian

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Walter Godefroot winning Paris Roubaix 1969

chloe
A model after the Chloe show

meeusen
Tom Meeusen at Overijse 2019 is one of my favorite riders to shoot

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Rockin’ sweaters at A.P.C.

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Merckx with Agostinho and Martinez at the 1974 Tour

channel
Pure gold at Chanel

worst
Annemarie Worst at Hotondcross 2019 is also one of my favorite riders to shoot

redemption
Crossing the crosswalk for Redemption

ocaña
The brilliant and tragic Luis Ocaña would win the 1973 Tour

margiela
Posing at Maison Margiela

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MVDP on a fast downhill corner at Overijse 2019

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Model posing after the Isabel Marant show with some tourists in the background having a good laugh

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Merckx and Guimard at the 1972 Tour

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One of these lovely ladies is wearing Valentino

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MVDP wins the Grand Prix De Ster Sint-Niklaas 2019

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Eye makeup at Valentino

merckx
Merckx would win the 1971 Milan-San Remo

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Evie Harris at Loewe

van der poel
MVDP with mud flying at Hotondcross 2019

legends
Two legends of street style fashion photography. Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist and Phil Oh of Vogue.com

merckx
Merckx would win a drama filled 1971 Tour that would include the famous crash of Ocana on a wet descent

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Two smiling arrivals at Isabel Marant

hermans
Quinten Hermans at Overijse 2019 had a great Giro

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Top model Jon Kortajarena at Balmain

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Eddy Merckx on the cover of a 1970 tv guide

make up
No makeup needed after Paco Rabanne

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A bit of blood and a bit of mud on Tom Meeusen at Overijse 2016

margiela
No shirt needed at Maison Margiela

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Ocaña bloodied and chasing with Van Impe in the rain after crashing during the 1972 Tour

editor
Editor-in-chief of British Vogue, Edward Enninful has a passion for fashion

van aert
Wout at Scheldecross Antwerpen 2018

models
Not sure if they are laughing with the photographers or at the photographers. Probably a bit of both

poulidor
No special time trial bike for Raymond Poulidor in 1971

trans
A semi-transparent top is a magnet for photogs for some reason

aerts
Toon Aerts at Overijse 2019

couple
Trendy couple in Paris

koblet
Hugo Koblet won the Tour and the Giro and had a colourful life and a tragic end

awesome
Just awesome

ocaña
Luis Ocaña would win his only TDF in 1973

guy
A guy has to be very cool to rock this outfit

pidcock
The phenom that is Tom Pidcock at Overijse 2019

glasses
The new Oakley cycling glasses? Maybe not

ocaña
Luis Ocaña won the Grand Prix des Nations time trial in 1971

smile
Smiling arrival at Isabel Marant

van der poel
Mathieu and Lars at Namur 2019

chloe
Top model Kris Grikaite at Chloe

aerts
Toon Aerts on the last lap riding with fractured ribs after his crash at Namur. I could hear him struggling to breathe as he passed by

shades
How to wear shades

gimondi
Felice Gimondi winning Paris Roubaix 1966

st laurent
Posing after Saint Laurent as security tries to keep the road clear

paul
Sir Paul after the Stella McCartney show

credit
I have given photo credits when I could find them but in case I missed some, these are the credits for Miroir magazine. The photogs for L’Equipe magazine are Robert Legros, Marcel Guerard and Christian Rochard.

# Big thanks to John for a look at his vast photo collection. #

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