Eric Musgrave

Since 1980, menswear & fashion retail commentator, opinionated thought-leader,
event host & all-round top bloke. Contact me to discuss working together.

Spring ideas from Sir magazine

Continuing my campaign to revive the art of illustration, I have revisited my collection of Sir magazines from the 1950s. This quarterly trend magazine was a brother publication to International Textiles and it used illustration extensively alongside photography. I have always liked the strong simplicity of its covers. Here they are from 1954,

Sir 54

1955

Sir 55

1956

Sir 56

1957

Sir 57

1958

Sir 58

and 1959. These last two are by the famous illustrator René Gruau, who worked for International Textiles from 1948 to 1984.

Sir 59

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