Lucien Lelong, a couturier who epitomized modern Parisian elegance for thirty years, was born into theworld of high fashion in 1889. His parents were the owners of AE Lelong, a small couture house at 18, place de la Madeleine. By the early 1920s, Lelong had transformed his parents house into the Mais
The following biographical information was taken from fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez's obituary written by Anne-Marie Schiro for the New York Times on March 18, 1987. Lopez died of complications from AIDS the age of 44 in Los Angeles.
An artist whose constantly changing but always flamboyant
Jeanne Lanvin was one of the premier Parisian couturiers of the twenties and thirties. Her gowns were cherished for their modern silhouettes and masterful embroidery, beading and trimmings.
Lanvin had always made beautiful dressed for daughter Marie-Blanche, and she became renowned for the eleg