Le style parisien 1915. Les elegances parisiennes.

Le style parisien. Lucien Vogel. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection haute couture

Le style parisien No 3.

Le style parisien 1915.

Supplément du “Style Parisian” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel. Les elegances parisiennes: Publication officielle des Industries francaises de la mode. Syndicat de Défense de La Grande Couture Français.

The Parisian avant-garde fashion magazine “Le Style Parisien” , edited by Lucien Vogel, were published between July 1915 and February 1916, distributed by Conde Nast in London, Bologna, Geneva, and in New York.

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Lucien Vogel

Lucien Vogel was born on December 13, 1886 in Alsace, died in 1954 in Paris, was a French publisher, author, political activist and director of various magazines. He was known in the fashion world as a man of exquisite taste and stylistically confident aesthetic judgment. In the profession of fashion magazines, he was influential as a pioneer.

He brought to fashion publishing, like his recruitment of painters of the calibre of French Fauve artist Raoul Dufy, Foujita, Georges Barbier and Léon Bakst to work on his projects. (Source: Les Fauves: A Sourcebook by Russell T. Clement.) His father was the illustrator Hermann Vogel. In 1909 he was employed by the magazine Femina. He married Cosette de Brunhoff, daughter of Maurice de Brunhoff and Marguerite Meyer Warnod 1864-1930. Her siblings were Jean de Brunhoff 1899-1937, children’s book author and creator of the character Babar the Elephant. Pierre Claude Michel de Brunhoff 1892-1958, editor and publisher of French Vogue from 1929 to 1954. Cosette was in 1920 appointed the first editor of French Vogue (It is said she was an illegitimate descendants of the Swedish King Oscar I.).


In the years 1915-1917 he traveled as a photographer commissioned by Hubert Lyautey 1854-1934, marshal of France, member of the Académie Française, French Minister of War from 1916-17; and the Academy of Fine Arts, Historic Monuments and Antiquities, through North Africa and documented the architecture of the cities of Meknès, Fes and Marrakech. These photos are kept in the archives of the Foreign Office in Nantes.

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Samson and Delilah Revisited: The Politics of Women’s Fashion in 1920s France by MARY LOUISE ROBERTS. (PDF)