Walking Costume of Herrmann Gerson.
Drawing Ludwig Kaiser. Style, table 2, February 1922.
Herrmann Gerson (1813-1861) was a Berlin Jewish fashion designer and operator of one of the leading fashion stores in Berlin. The store was known for its women’s fashion and as a purveyor supplied the royal and imperial houses of Prussia, Russia, the UK and Ireland as well as Sweden and Norway and the German Empire. Shortly before his death, he was commissioned to produce the coronation mantle of William I. He was buried in the Jewish cemetery at Schönhauser Allee Berlin.
Gallery: STYL – 1920s German Art Déco Fashion Magazine by Ludwig Sternaux. Published in Berlin by Erich Reiss & Otto v. Holten in 1922 & 1923.
Related Book (German): Ein Feentempel der Mode oder Eine vergessene Familie, ein ausgelöschter Ort.