“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 →
Ruth Freeman was a Canadian born fashion illustrator who worked for the magazines Vogue, She, Good Housekeeping and Harper’s Bazaar. She also worked in adversiting (brochures for the London department store Harrods). La plus belle pour aller au bal : … Continue reading →
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 →
George Wolfe Plank (1883-1965) was an American artist who collaborated with Vogue from 1911 to 1936 (fashion illustrations and covers). He also illustrated Vanity Fair covers. His Art Deco style drawings are ravishing and inspired.
Marcel Vertès (1895-1961) was a Hungarian/French illustrator, painter and printmaker. He illustrated covers for fashion magazine such as Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. He also illustrated ads for Schiaparelli perfumes and cosmetics. His illustrations are graceful, delicate and often decorated with … Continue reading →
George Barbier (1882-1932) was a French fashion illustrator and painter. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts (like André Édouard Marty and Georges Lepape). He is the most famous Art Deco illustrator. He drew fashion illustrations for “La Gazette … Continue reading →