Category Archives: George Moskal

Vogue 1930’s Color

I posted something similar about 1930’s Vogue Magazines a few months back, and I still I cannot shake the beautiful imagery from that era. I put this trend page together specifically for the gorgeous use of color and fashion illustration … Continue reading

Posted in 1930's Fashion, and Patou, Chanel, Costume Design, Fashion Design, George Moskal, Lacroix, Lanvin, Lelong, Schiaparelli, Vogue, Yves Saint Laurent | Leave a comment

Textile Designs

In addition to my many hours spent as a fashion designer, I also clock quite a few hours as a freelance textile designer. I work with several studios and companies creating original artwork. As sort of a test, I am … Continue reading

Posted in Adobe Illustrator, Fashion, George Moskal, Graphic Design, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Pattern People, Print and Pattern, Print Design, Spring 2010, Textile Design, Textile Designs | Leave a comment


I am sad that “Valentino: The Last Emperor” doesn’t appear to be coming to the Twin Cities anytime soon. To tide me over until it does on Netflix, I am posting a few of my favorite photos from “Valentino: Themes … Continue reading

Posted in Costume, Couture, Fashion, George Moskal, Haute Couture, Minneapolis, Netflix, The Last Emperor, Twin Cities, Valentino, Valentino: Themes and Variations | 1 Comment

Vogue 1930’s

A trip pouring through 1930’s Vogue magazines at the Saint Paul Public Library yesterday inspires today’s post. I tend to gravitate towards the 50’s and 60’s magazines during my visits, but thought I would try a new decade. I am … Continue reading

Posted in 1930's Fashion, Elsa Schiaparelli, Fashion, George Moskal, Haute Couture, Lanvin, Lucien Lelong, Patou, Schiaparelli | Leave a comment

Serge Lutens

Here is a sampling of my favorite images by Serge Lutens. Having created work for Vogue and Christian Dior, his most notable work was with Shiseido. You cannot look through the pages of Vogue or Harper’s Bazaar from the 1980’s … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Logan, Christian Dior, George Moskal, Harper's Bazaar, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Serge Lutens, Shiseido, Vogue | Leave a comment

Oh Boy!

I came across these rare photos of Boy George as a cover girl for Harper’s Bazaar in the 1980’s. The page layouts and color are truly amazing. I especially love the use of accessories and the matching make-up. I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in 80's Fashion, Boy George, Culture Club, George Moskal, George O'Dowd, Harper's Bazaar, Pop Music, The Blitz Kids | Leave a comment

Favorites From The Goldstein Museum

Geoffrey Beene wool/angora coat with zig zag pattern and CF cutout detailing. Close-up of coat. Geoffrey Beene’s Garment label Bill Blass paisley jacquard coat with front placket and decorative jewel buttons. The label says that this is for Maurice Rentner … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Blass, Couture, Dayton's Oval Room, Elsa Schiaparelli, Fashion, Geoffrey Beene, George Moskal, Goldstein Museum of Design, Maurice Rentner | Leave a comment

Vintage Warehouse U.K.

During a collaboration with Topshop a few years back, I had the opportunity to go on a vintage shopping trip with the design team. The place was the Vintage Warehouse and at the time it was housed in Bristol. They … Continue reading

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Fashion 2001

Fashion 2001 I was recently paging through an old book entitled “Fashion 2001″ by Lucille Khornak.” The book was published in 1982 and I bought it several years ago at a used book store on a whim. It was really … Continue reading

Posted in Alexis Carrington, Andy Warhol, APOC, Apple, Azzedine Alaia, Bill Gibb, Claude Montana, Couture, David Bowie, Devore, Dynasty, Fashion, Fashion 2001, George Moskal, Issey Miyake, Jean Claude De Luca, Jean Paul Gaultier, Joan Collins, Marc Jacobs, Mary McFadden, Nike, Thierry Mugler | 4 Comments

Goldstein Archives

I don’t believe very many people know that the Goldstein Museum on the U of M campus has such an amazing fashion collection in it’s archives. Or, that the archives are open to the public by appointment. I have made … Continue reading

Posted in Balenciaga, Charles James, Christian Dior, Costume, Couture, Fashion, George Moskal, Goldstein Museum, The Genius of Charles James, University of Minnesota | Leave a comment