The vintage fashion illustrator Ruth Freeman

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).

The American vintage fashion designer James Galanos

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James Galanos (1924-2016) was an American fashion designer who dressed America’s social elite and celebrities during 46 years.

The duo of vintage fashion photographers Leombruno-Bodi

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Joseph Leombruno and Jack Bodi (1918-1986) were American fashion photographers based in Italy. They collaborated with famous magazines like Vogue, Glamour, House & Garden, Modern Bride, Town & Country, Novita and the NY Yimes during the 1950s and 1960s. Life … Continue reading

The German vintage fashion designer Uli Richter

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Uli Richter (born in 1926) is a German fashion designer based in Berlin who influenced like no other post-war German fashion.   He launched the “Berlin chic” : he created modern, simple but chic, high quality, and wearable clothes for … Continue reading

The French vintage fashion designer Jacques Fath

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Jacques Fath (1912-1954) was a French fashion designer who marked Haute couture during the postwar period with Christian Dior and Pierre Balmain. He was an autodidacte, he didn’t do fashion studies. In 1937, he started his fashion business located at … Continue reading

The vintage fashion photographer Eugene Vernier

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Eugene Vernier (1920-2011) was a fashion photographer working for British Vogue from 1954 to 1967. Famous models like Jean Shrimpton and Simone d’Aillencourt had been under his objective.

The vintage fashion brand Vicky Vaughn

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Vicky Vaughn was the junior division of R & M Kaufmann in Aurora, Illinois. The Kaufman brothers start their business  in the 1920s. They produced high quality dresses and sleepwear but with moderate prices thanks to a mass production in … Continue reading

The vintage fashion brand Bobbie Brooks

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Bobbie Brooks was founded in 1939 by Maurice Saltzman and Max Reiter in Cleveland. Initially it was named Ritmore Sportswear. After Saltzman bought the company in 1953, it was named Bobbie Brooks. The brand targeted mainly the young woman.

The vintage fashion House Larry Aldrich

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Larry Aldrich (1906-2001) was an American fashion designer and art collector. In 1927, he started his own label in New York. In 1957, Marie McCarthy was designated head designer. He founded in 1964 the innovative Aldrich Museum for Contemporary Art … Continue reading

The vintage fashion photographer Philippe Pottier

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Philippe Pottier (1905-1991) was a French fashion photographer. His photos are magnificent, graceful, lovely and elegant. He often photographed models wearing Christian Dior, Lanvin or Madame Grès. Forties fashion captured by Philippe Pottier : Forties fashion shot by Philippe Pottier … Continue reading