“A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant”. Coco Chanel Artys’ necklace and earrings, drawing of an Art Deco woman by Sveta Dorosheva (Eduardo Garcìa Benito’s inspired), eyes and mouth from a Reynaldo Luza’s illustration (1927), mother of … Continue reading →
“I think there was a freedom in the 1920s and 1930s: a certain liberty and evolution of women.” Francois Nars Eduardo Garcia Benito’s Vogue cover (1928), 1920s Art Deco diamond and pearl brooch, Art Deco print and Fairfax & Roberts … Continue reading →
“The New Woman of the 1920s boldly asserted her right to dance, drink, smoke, and date—to work her own property. (…) In many ways, she controlled her own destiny.” Joshua Zeitz – Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, … Continue reading →
George Wolfe Plank’s Christmas illustration (Vogue December 1914), star brooch by Des petits hauts, WILHELM SCHWEIZER PEWTER’s Christmas ornaments (angel and shooting stars), Radko Christmas ornaments (Christmas ball and Santa), Des petits hauts’ star brooch and heart earrings by Valentino.
Helen Dryden (1887-1981) was an American artist who collaborated with Vogue during 13 years (1909-1922). She made fashion illustrations and covers for Vogue but also for Delineator and Studebaker. According to The New York Times, Helen Dryden was the most … Continue reading →