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 Art Deco illustrator André Édouard Marty

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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

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

The illustrator Matou en peluche

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“Matou en peluche” (“Stuffed tomcat” in French) is a talented illustrator based in Australia. His drawings are graceful and inspired by Art Deco (1920s, 1930s). Among his favourite subjects, there are portraits of women with an Art Deco style and … Continue reading

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).

Favourite stylish movies

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One of the pleasures to watch a movie is the costumes. My Favourite costume designers are Edith Head (“Sabrina”, “To catch a thief”), Irene Sharaff (Cleopatra), Daniel Orlandi (“Down with love”), Jacqueline Durran (“Anna Karenine”, “Atonement”, “Pride and prejudice”) and … Continue reading

The vintage fashion illustrator Eric (Carl Erickson)

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Carl Oscar August Erickson (1891-1958),  also known as Eric, was an American fashion illustrator. From 1925 to  his death in 1958, he collaborated with British and French Vogue. He also drew advertisings for brands like Coty and Elizabeth Arden. Pretty … Continue reading

The vintage fashion photographer John Rawlings

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John Rawlings (1912-1970) was a mid-20th-century American fashion photographer who worked for Condé Nast (Vogue and Glamour) during three decades (1936-1960s). He learned alongside Horst P. Horst and George Platt Lynes when he was their assistant at Condé Nast from … Continue reading