RENE GRUAU L'Officiel DIOR Jean Patou PIERRE CARDIN Dec 1964
Rare L'Officiel magazine with stunning illustrated cover by legendary Italian-French haute couture fashion illustrator Rene Gruau.
Known as 'the bible of high fashion', L'Officiel was first published in 1921, the same year as Vogue, and within a short time helped to launch the careers of Balmain, Balenciaga, Dior, St Laurent and other notable designers.
This issue contains additional internal illustrations by Rene Gruau and F. Taillefer, as well as editorials featuring designs by Dior, Lanvin, Pierre Cardin, Nina Ricci, Guegan, and others. Also contains two page article on French comedian and actor Raymond Devos.
A gorgeous issue of the original French fashion magazine.
24.5 x 32cm
Excellent condition for a magazine of this age. Light marks on covers and some minor damage to spine which has been repaired in the past.
We have over 2000 lookbooks and more than 80,000 vintage fashion magazines in stock, our website only shows a taste. If you are looking for anything specific we can search our database for brand and content.
We are happy to combine shipping.