Helmut Newton's people not amused

Alpha-Sumo1.jpgI've noticed the window display at Alpha Man in West Hollywood; so have plenty of others. And apparently the estate of photographer Helmut Newton doesn't care for the store's homage to Newton’s book SUMO. Style Section LA says the estate has complained to book publisher Taschen about the display, in which a mannequin — nude, proud and groomed — mimics the book cover. "Not since Simon Doonan’s rabid dingo windows for Maxfield—and that was in the ‘70s—has a store window shocked in all the right ways," says Laurie Pike at Chic Leak.

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