Fashion Drawings - René Gruau 1909 - 2004 Gruau's fluid line, bold use of colour, composition and psychology make his work stand out. He is undoubtedly the best fashion artist of the mid century; he was without peers
Rene Gruau was one of the finest fashion illustrators of the century. Working a lot with Christian Dior, his illustrations are often associated with the New Look. Below are some great mid-century illustrations of his featuring hats.