The Campbell-Pretty Fashion Research Collection

Fashion Journals and Magazines

Runs of early French fashion serials, journals, artist books and international magazines are a highlight of the Campbell-Pretty Fashion Research Collection and chart the symbiotic relationship between fashion and fashion media. Documenting the circulation of fashion news and imagery from the early nineteenth century onwards, alongside developments in politics and society, and advances in science and technology, publications such as Journal des dames et des modes, Les modes, Comoedia Illustré, Modes et manières d’aujourd’hui, Gazette du bon ton, Chiffons and Harper’s Bazaar provide a rich visual record of changing aesthetics and attitudes towards dress.

Art-Goût-Beauté

Intended for an extremely wealthy readership, each issue of Art–Goût–Beauté was bound with a silk cord and featured exquisite Art…

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Chiffons

Chiffons was a French fashion magazine published in Paris between 1907 and 1932. Good-condition copies of the publication are rare, but the…

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Comoedia Illustré

Comoedia illustré was a fortnightly supplement of Comoedia, the leading cultural newspaper in France from 1908 to 1936. Comoedia illustre…

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Gazette du Bon Ton

Published by Lucien Vogel from 1913 to 1925, Gazette du Bon Ton was one of the most renowned, and expensive, luxury fashion publications…

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Georges Gazette (Australia)

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Harper’s Bazaar

Founded in 1867, Harper’s Bazaar remains one of the most widely circulated fashion publications to this day. The Campbell-Pretty Fashion Research…

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Journal des Dames

Established by Parisian bookseller Jean-Baptiste Sellèque, Journal des Dames et des Modes is one of the earliest illustrated fashion periodicals. It…

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La Femme Chic

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La Nouvelle Mode: Journal de la Famille See listing Le Figaro Illustré

Figaro Illustré was a monthly supplement published by prominent French newspaper, Le Figaro. Each issue contained a combination of news and…

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Le Style Parisien

Despite having a print run of just seven issues, Le style parisien was influential in establishing the city of Paris as the universal…

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Les Élégances Parisiennes

Les Élégances Parisiennes was a large format French fashion journal published monthly from 1916 – 1924.

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Les Modes

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Mode Pratique: Journal de la Femme et de la Maison

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Modes et Manières D’aujourd’hui

Just seven volumes of Modes et Manières D’aujourd’hui were produced over its ten-year lifespan, with each volume numbering around…

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Modes et Travaux

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Nos Loisirs: Revue de la Femme et du Foyer

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