Born on this day – Paul Iribe June 18, 1883

✏️ ✂️ 👗 HI BEAUTIES! FROM HERE IN A FEW DAYS, WE WILL CELEBRATE THE 138 th ANNIVERSARY ABOUT BIRTH OF A GREAT CREATIVE ARTIST LIKE PAUL IRIBE. YOU CAN CHECK THIS INTERESTING LINK: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vogue.es/moda/articulos/paul-iribe-ilustrador-moda-amante-coco-chanel-historia/amp

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If you’re like me and love looking through vintage fashion illustration either on Pinterest, around the web or in (gasp!) a book you most likely have seen Paul Iribe.

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Paul Iribe was a fashion illustrator and collaborated with some of the top designers of his day. He  worked with Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel (they were also lovers, he died rather suddenly and  some alleged he died in her arms. He was 52), Cecil B. DeMille and contributed thousands of illustrations to fashion and design magazines such as Vogue   and others. He was also a prolific political illustrator drawing profound, sometimes controversial images for French magazines such as Le Mot and Temoin.

If you look through just a broad selection of his work you can see the Deco and Art Nouveau styles as well as the Weimar culture represented.

Unfortunately, there is no current retrospective of Iribe’s work except for…

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