Vogue Fashion Illustration
Vogue fashion illustration, a mainstay of the popular magazine beginning in 1909, utilized the talents of many artists.
Before the advent of photography in fashion magazines in the 1930s, artists created a visual mood that influenced other magazines and remained in “vogue” for decades.
While fashion magazine covers and full-color art from that era remains highly collectable today, small spot illustrations from the same magazines are often overlooked.
Usually highly stylized black line art, sometimes in color, sometimes whimsical, these fashion spots appeared throughout the pages.
Well-known illustrators as well as artists identified only by their initials contributed to the look and feel of fashion magazines of the era. Cover artists such as George Wolf Plank, John Barbour, and Helen Fuller produced hundreds of fashion spots during the 1910s and 1920s.
Here is a sampling of fashion spots from that era:
Here are a few examples of spots with color added:
Find out how to add color to line art in this
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Vogue fashion illustration.
For examples of costumes and fashions from other time periods, see the
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