The French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier

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Patrick Demarchelier (born in 1943) is a French fashion photographer. Among famous models he shot, there are Christy Turlington and Kate Moss. He was very prolific in the 1980s and 1990s. He also collaborated with the French House Dior. Dior, … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator Coles Philipps

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Coles Phillips (1880-1927) was an American and Art Deco illustrator who worked from World War I to the late 1920s. He was a pioneer : he introduced for the first time the Art Deco style into adversitings and fashion magazines. … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman was a 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 : Rafter … Continue reading

Nostalgique d’un temps passé

The floral dress is from Red Valentino. The background (York wallcoverings) is a “toile de Jouy” : ” a type of printed calico with a characteristic floral, figure, or landscape design on a light background, typically used for upholstery or curtains. Originally made at Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris”.

View on Antibes

Red Valentino’s dress.
Claude Monet painted the French Riviera and Antibes several times. This piece of art called “View seen from the Salis garden” was realized in 1888. Antibes is a well known town on the French Riviera, located between Cannes (12km) and Nice (20km). Antibes is a historic town ; it was the only town on the coast to be protected by ramparts.

The painter Janet Hill

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Janet Hill and John Woodward, the husband and wife duo are behind the Janet Hill Studio. The talented pair creates graceful, charming, joyful and retro paintings and illustrations. They have a website (https://www.janethillstudio.com) and an online boutique (https://www.janethillstudio.com/shop).