Thursday, 11 August 2016

From 1952- a fashion illustration from Vogue by René Bouché . René Bouché was an artist and fashion illustrator, known for his work in Vogue magazine between the 1930s and 1960s. He was born Robert August Buchstein in Prague and later studied at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
This coat is made of black and white tweed and features a wide 'platter'collar of black Cape Hope sealskin and a Lilli Dache hat. Black Cape Hope Seal is also known as the South African Fur seal. This species of seal was hunted extensively and the population is threatened, although hunting it has been banned since 1990.

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