Tag: Paul Iribe

Illustrations by Paul Iribe. Paul Iribe (1883-1935) is one of the pioneers of Art Deco. His drawings appeared in the famous Parisian magazines like “L’Assiette au beurre”. In 1906 he founded the magazine “Le Temoin”. In 1908 he published the fashion album “Les Robes de Paul Poiret racontées par Paul Iribe.”

Auguste Racinet. The Costume History by Françoise Tétart-Vittu.

Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.

Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com