The French vintage fashion designer Jacques Heim

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Jacques Heim (1899-1967) was a famous French fashion designer. He founded his own couture house in 1930. In 1936, he launched young outfits with the Jeunes Filles collection to target a new audience. In addition of the clothes, Jacques Heim … Continue reading

Art Nouveau flowers

Art Nouveau (or Art nouille) is an artistic movement of late 19th century and early 20th century, characterized by sinuous lines and designs inspired by the nature (flowers, trees…). Alphonse Mucha, Elizabeth Sonrel and Gaspar Camps are renowned Art Nouveau illustrators.

Crepe dresses

Crepe or crape is a type of woven or knitted fabric with a wrinkled surface. Crepe can be made from several different materials (silk, wool, polyester or cotton). It is the way in which the fibres are twisted and weaved which gives the crepe its specific aspect. Among the varieties of crepe there are crepe de chine (made from silk), wool crepe, Moroccan crepe (madeofsilk,wool,orrayon,oracombinationofthesefibers), plisse crepe and crepe georgette or chiffon (made from silk or fabric similar to silk that is flexible and stretchable). The most important exporters of crepe de chine are Asian countries (Thailand, China, Korea, and India).

Goat, Red Valentino and Oscar de la Renta’s dresses.

The vintage fashion photographer Lionel Kazan

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Lionel Kazan (1930-2016) was a fashion photographer of Russian origin who had known a great success during the Fifties and Sixties. He is especially famous for his collaboration with the French fashion magazine ELLE ; he produced 92 covers from … Continue reading

The Indian fashion photographer Tarun Khiwal

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Tarun Khiwal is an India’s leading fashion photographer. Pride of his culture and heritage, he photographs with an authentic India Modern aesthetic. Recognized internationally, he collaborates with magazines like Vogue, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire and L’Officiel. Besides, Tarun … Continue reading