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What a great mantle-piece

The fashion plate featured here is one of Jean Patou’s “mantles” as advertised in the “Art Gout Beaute” fashion magazine ca. 1922  Art-Gout-Beaute (aka “Art, Good Taste and Beauty“) ran from the 1920s-1930s.  Considered more “vogue than Vogue,” this expensive … Continue reading

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What is it about bananas?

Paul Colin was a Junerian. He was born on 27th  June 1892 in Nancy, France –  and died on 18th June 1985 in Nogent-sur-Marne, 8 days before his 93rd birthday. Colin was a famous French theater set, costume and poster … Continue reading

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Freak out! C’est chic Lalique

René Jules Lalique (6 April 1860, Ay, Marne – 5 May 1945, Paris) was a French glass designer known for his creations of perfume bottles, vases, jewellery, and chandeliers amongst other items.  According to Wikipedia,  he studied at the Sydenham Art … Continue reading

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