Rene Gruau Fashion Illustrations
Powerful, striking, sophisticated, Rene Gruau's (1909-2004) beautiful illustrations have without a doubt had enormous influence on modern day fashion advertising and photography. Every time I see his illustrations I am completely overcome by the shockingly beautiful lines and spareness of composition. He was a genius!
Absinthe Fact: Why Was Absinthe Banned?
Absinthe is such a ‘rare’ and ‘mysterious’ drink these days that it is hard to believe that during the Belle Époque period, lasting from about 1890 to the start of World War…