What is fashion, if not a constantly spinning merry-go-round of ideas and inspirations? Always drawing on the past, even when dreaming about the future, there are particular icons that crop up time and again as that big wheel turns. If you were to openly confess to the ever-spinning, cyclical nature of fashion and illustrate it in a shoot, the concept may equate to this: a cheeky glance at current season pieces through the icons that inspired them.

Titled Don’t You Know Who I Am?, it’s a Robert Trachtenberg photographed series that plays on fame and imitation and let’s you fill in the blanks.

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Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011
Donât You Know Who I Am? by Robert Trachtenberg: Tatler, August 2011

The shoot was styled by Anna Bromilow and appears in Tatler UK’s August 2011 issue.

Click on the thumbnails to view the full shoot.

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