The vintage fashion House Molyneux

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Edward Molyneux (1891-1974) was a British fashion designer based in Paris and known for his elegant and wearable clothes. He represented the Parisian chic and elegance. In 1911, he started as a sketcher after he won a design competition organized … Continue reading

Ode à Terpsichore, Muse de la danse

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Marc Jacobs’ gown and Eichholtz Valencia mirror. In 1931, the vintage photographer George Hoyningen-Huene pays a tribute to the dancer Isodora Duncan and is inspired by Ancient Greece. The model wears a Madeleine Vionnet’s crepe pajamas. The American dancer Isodora … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Travis Banton

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Travis Banton (1894-1958) was an American costume designer at the Paramount. He dressed hollywood stars such as Carole Lombard, Rita Hayworth, Jean Arthur, Claudette Colbert and Marlene Dietrich. He worked with Carole Lombard and Marlene Dietrich for many movies. He … Continue reading

The fashion and Old Hollywood illustrator F. Earl Christy

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F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was a reknown American illustrator. He drew especially portraits of women (Pictorial review, American magazine, Modern Priscilla…) and realized illustrations of movie stars. Among the actresses he drew, there were Claudette Colbert, Carole Lombard and Shirley … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator André Édouard Marty

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André Édouard Marty (1882-1974) was a French engraver and illustrator. He studied at the École des Beaux arts where he met the future Art Deco illustrators André Brissaud, Georges Lepape and Charles Martin. He was an important figure of the … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman (1903-1966) was an American costume designer working for the studio RKO. He dressed famous actresses such as Ginger Rogers, Jean Arthur and Irene Dunne. He collaborated particulary with Ginger Rogers. He created gowns for nine of her movies … Continue reading

The illustrator Matou en peluche

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“Matou en peluche” (“Stuffed tomcat” in French) is a talented illustrator based in Australia. His drawings are graceful and inspired by Art Deco (1920s, 1930s). Among his favourite subjects, there are portraits of women with an Art Deco style and … Continue reading

Favourite 1930s movies

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“M” directed by Fritz Lang in 1931 and starring Peter Lorre. “When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. They catch Hans Beckert (peter Lorre), an unknow killer of … Continue reading

When Hollywood celebrated Christmas (2)

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The vintage fashion photographer Horst P. Horst

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Horst P. Horst (1906-1999) was an American fashion photographer who worked from 1931 to 1991. He shot famous models like Jean Shrimpton and Suzy Parker. He also made portraits of Hollywood stars like Rita Hayworth and Gene Tierney. His photos … Continue reading