Croquis Elégants, Winter 1955. Dress Edition. A colorful edition of the high-end French magazine of hand-colored glassine fashion sketches. The 25 plates show a total of 48 dresses and ensembles, and come complete with chart of pattern assembly diagram for each of the garments shown, in case the reader wants to recreate them at home. Includes drawings of ensembles in fabrics by Bianchini Ferier, Hurel and Chatillon-Mouly-Roussel, jewels by Reine Fleurmay, and more.
Published by Éditions Bell, Paris. 58 pgs, measures approx. 13" H x 8.1" W x 0.15" D. Includes all 25 of the original plates – one has been disbound and shows a bit of wear and small tears around edges, rippling to glassine on some plates, model 2792 shows some bleeding from the metallic paint on the page after it; ends of spiral binding have been skewed. See images for reference, and feel free to email for further information.
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