This street scene at the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street shows an open-topped bus with bowler-hatted passengers. The YMCA building on the corner of Great Russell Street was erected in 1912 and replaced in the
Cecil Beaton's photograph of Charles James's ball gowns for 'Vogue.' Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," the Anna Wintour Costume Center's inaugural exhibition, focuses on the architectural nature of James' couture gowns.