Écrin de lumière

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Madeleine Vionnet gown (Black silk organza evening dress composed entirely of squares with a halter neckline, 1930s) and my photo made with photoshop based on my photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin, Germany.

Un vent de liberté

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Un souffle de vie, la promesse d’une nouvelle vie, libérée de tous soucis. The LIFE photographer Gjon Mili‘s photo of a model wearing a Madeleine Vionnet’s nightgown and peignoir and my photo of fireworks at the Versailles castle, France.

Gold Art Deco

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In the 1920s and the 1930s (Art Deco period), fan was a pattern and a shape often used in jewelry and decoration. Art Deco inspired fan Ilgiz Fazulzyanov’s earrings, Corrado Giuspino’s ring, Art Deco print, Eduardo Garcia Benito’s Vogue cover … Continue reading

The vintage photographer Paul Tanqueray

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Paul Tanqueray (1905-1991) was an English photographer. The well-known photographer Cecil Beaton had been his assistant until 1927. The Paul Tanqueray’s work was weekly published in the magazines Sketch and Tatler. His photos were also regularly in the covers of … Continue reading

Art Deco magnificence

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René Boivin gold clips (“manchettes plissées”, 1935) and ring (black wood and diamond)

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