with the stylized
The British talent, Dirk Bogare (1921-1999), was mostly known for his acting career, including a co-starring role in Judy Garland's last film, I Could Go On Singing (1963). He also wrote and published a slew of memoirs, novels, and poetry collections.
It was as a student at Chelsea School of Art, however, that Bogare developed another gift up his sleeve, and that was literally sketching sleeves--sleeves worn by fashionable, illustrated women, along with their skirts, coats, accessories, and more.
The following are impressions posted on his official website, which were discovered in a green sketchbook, dating back to 1941. Women's fashion, with an undeniable dose of artistic styling credited soley to Bogare, took center stage on its pages:
...and we walk
in gray Pacific
sand...London shoes, past
musseled rocks....and in my pocket, (Why just
mine?) all our socks...
For less than $15, you can purchase 20 postcard featuring Bogarde prints and illustrations! Find these, and more on the artist at his website, DirkBogarde.co.uk.