Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Fashion Illustrator: René Gruau

Gruau's artistic talent in fashion illustration merited him publication at the age of 14 and by the time he reached 18, he was published internationally, in the US, Italy, and France. In his lifetime, Gruau worked for numerous magazines including Marie-Claire, Femina, Elle, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Flair, L'Officiel, Madame Figaro, L'Officiel de la Couture.
Gruau was hired by major designers like Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior, Jacques Fath, Balenciaga, Elsa Schiaparelli, Rochas, Lanvin, Elizabeth Arden and Hubert de Givenchy.


- René Gruau, Fashion illustrator for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar (in the 50s)

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