Leslie Saalburg - Fashion Illustrator

Leslie Saalburg – Fashion Illustrator Extraordinaire

At the Gentleman’s Gazette, we strive to regularly provide remarkable fashion illustrations from a gone-by era. These masterpieces, in their own right, were often published in magazines such as Esquire, Apparel Arts or the German Herrenjournal. In the US, artists like Laurence Fellows, Robert Goodman and Leslie Saalburg were certainly among the best fashion illustrators. Read more

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Herrenjournal – The German Apparel Arts

When we feature an article about men’s fashion magazines from the 1920s and 1930s, most inevitably will mention Apparel Arts or Esquire. These American magazines had indeed a number of fantastic fashion illustrations, informative articles about the fashion at the time, pictures and sometimes even fabric swatches. Read more

The Combined Summer Suit

The Combined Campus Style Suit

Today, we would like to introduce you to the combined suit, its history and looks, as illustrated by two fashion plates from the 1950s Herrenjournal, a German men’s fashion magazine . This campus style suit is technically not a suit, but rather a combination of an odd jacket and contrasting trousers. Read more