Dress like summer will never end. Fashion sketches by 1920’s queen of the avant-garde Sonia Delaunay. From “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes.”

Page 14. 1922-23.
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Page 5 (detail). 1922-23.
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Page 6. 1920.
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Frocks in colors as bright as the confetti at your Bastille Day party. Fashion sketches by 1920’s Queen of the avant-garde Sonia Delaunay. From “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes.”

Page 2. 1925.
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Page 5. 1922-1923 (detail).
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Page 16. 1923.
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Sketches of dresses as bright as a flag against the sky on a day in summer. Sonia Delaunay, designer. From “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes” which came out in the mid 1920’s in Paris.

Page 10. 1923-1924.
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Page 12. 1923.
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Page 9. 1923.
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Page 7. 1915.
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Watercolor sketches climbing right out of your paintbox in wonderful vibrant hues by avant garde designer Sonia Delaunay. Taken from “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes”, published in the mid 1920’s by the Paris Librairie des Arts.

Page 4. 1924.
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Page 10. 1924.
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Page 19. 1924.
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Page 1. 1923.
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Avant garde design sketches in every color of the rainbow. From Sonia Delaunay’s “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes”, published by the Paris Librairie des Arts Decoratifs around 1925.

1912-1913. Page 17 (detail)
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1912-1913. Page 17 (detail).
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1924. Page 20.
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1920’s chic in every hue of a box of paints. Prints from Sonia Delaunay’s “ses Peintures, ses Objets, ses Tissus simultanés, ses Modes”, published by the Paris Librairie des Arts Decoratifs around 1925. Plus another that snuck in when I wasn’t looking.

Swimsuit designs. 1928.
Swimsuit designs. 1928. Fair use license. via http://www.dailyartmagazine.com/sonia-delaunay-clothing/
Plate 11. 1919-1923.
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Page 13. 1924-1925.
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Page 2. 1925.
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1923-1924. Page 18.
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Art so bright they almost block the sun by avant-garde queen of fire engine red Sonia Delaunay. Ukrainian born she immigrated to France to make the world glow.

"Rythme." 1938.
“Rythme.” 1938. Fair use license. via https://katedaviesdesigns.com/2015/02/09/sonia-delaunay-the-dress-of-the-future/
Projet de tissue / Study for fabric design, 1924.
Projet de tissue / Study for fabric design, 1924. Gouache on paper. Image © Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk. Fair use license. via http://www.design-is-fine.org/post/149095217974/sonia-delaunay-terk-projet-de-tissue-study-for
Untitled work. 1917.
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