Item #19976 French High Fashion Archive, 1925. Fashion History.
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925
French High Fashion Archive, 1925

French High Fashion Archive, 1925

Fashion History

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[Fashion] 1920's French high Fashion Magazines Art–Goût–Beauté, considered the best fashion magazine in France. Archive of 3 issues from the 1920's. A innovative, yet eloquent account of Parisian luxury fashion in the 1920's.This archive includes three illustrated magazines, each measure 12.5" x 9.5". Each about 28 pages. Features: No. 54, No. 59, and No. 64 . Two magazines are in English, whilst one is in French. Vibrant, decorated covers. Intended for an extremely wealthy readership, each issue of Art–Goût–Beauté was bound with a silk cord and featured exquisite Art Deco fashion illustrations. These illustrations provide a glimpse into the luxurious lifestyles women aspired to in the 1920's. The magazine was published in Paris from 1920 to 1933. Within each magazine lies colorful fashion prints, produced through the pochoir technique, printed in stencil, a technique that allowed the colors to be more vivid and the illustrations to be better defined. Such illustrations were one of the attractions of the magazine, and included art deco touches accompanied by text passages, . Fashion illustrations from promienent Parisian designers of of the period were regularly seen, including the likes of Edward Molyneux, Jean Patou, House of Worth, Paul Poiret and more. Each issue dedicated sixteen pages to the latest creations of the great couturiers. Beneath each illustration, a description of the frock, the designer and the fabric. Colorful prints displaying models-- with comments one wearing "Green crepe du Maroc evening dress embroidered with pearls and gold", the other wears a "black crepe evening dress embroidered with pearls and gold". Each print is intricately shaded, illuminating the texture, opacity, and draping of the clothing. One magazine is missing its silk string, as a result the cover is nearly separated. A rare and eloquent view of Parisian luxury fashion in the 1920's. This archive is in very good condition overall.

Item #19976

Price: $2,500.00

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