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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →