Bon Ton by George Barbier

In our latest collection, "Le Bon Ton" we pay homage to the iconic George Barbier and his extraordinary contributions to the world of fashion illustration. Barbier (1882-1932) was a renowned French artist known for his exquisite fashion illustrations, which captured the elegance and opulence of the early 20th century. His meticulous attention to detail, use of color, and fusion of art and fashion created captivating visuals. In the "Le Bon Ton" collection, Hopera pays homage to Barbier's artistry, infusing his timeless style into contemporary streetwear. Join us as we delve into the masterpieces that have inspired this exquisite line of wearable art:
    1. Costumes Parisiens (1913): In this remarkable fashion illustration, George Barbier showcases the opulent grandeur of the Parisian fashion scene. With intricate details and impeccable aesthetics, he invites us to immerse ourselves in a world of elegance and sophistication. "Le Bon Ton" collection draws upon the luxurious elements captured in this artwork, offering a contemporary twist to the timeless Parisian style.

    2. Gentils Propos (1922): Barbier's "Gentils Propos" transports us to an era defined by grace and refinement. With a delicate interplay of colors and a harmonious composition, this fashion illustration embodies the essence of femininity and charm. The "Le Bon Ton" collection embraces the essence of these qualities, infusing them into streetwear designs that celebrate the power and confidence of modern women.

    3. Rugby: Costume tailleur de Redfern from Gazette du Bon Ton No. 4 Pl. 39 (1914): This particular fashion illustration captures the vibrant energy and dynamism of the sport while highlighting the exquisite tailoring by Redfern. The "Le Bon Ton" collection takes inspiration from the juxtaposition of athleticism and elegance, offering bold and contemporary streetwear pieces that combine style and functionality.

    4. La flute de Pan (1923): "La flute de Pan" is a masterpiece that exemplifies Barbier's ability to blend mythology with fashion. This fashion illustration evokes a sense of whimsy and fantasy, portraying a world where art and nature converge. Inspired by this enchanting piece, the "Le Bon Ton" collection incorporates elements of nature and surrealism, bringing a touch of ethereal beauty to urban fashion.

    5. L'amant poète (1923): With "L'amant poète," Barbier captures the essence of romanticism and poetic sensibilities. This fashion illustration exudes an air of mystery and allure, inviting us to explore the depths of imagination. Drawing inspiration from this alluring artwork, the "Le Bon Ton" collection intertwines romance and artistic expression, creating garments that spark emotions and captivate the soul.

    6. Isola Bella" Robes du soir de Redfern (1914): In this fashion illustration, Barbier collaborates with Redfern to showcase glamorous eveningwear. With an emphasis on exquisite fabrics and intricate details, this artwork reflects the epitome of sophistication. The "Le Bon Ton" collection embraces the essence of luxury and extravagance, offering a range of statement pieces that exude elegance and allure.

    7. Laissez-moi-feule! from Les Feuillets d'Art (1919): This captivating fashion illustration by Barbier invites us into a world of decadence and artistic expression. With flamboyant designs and audacious patterns, it represents a celebration of individuality and self-expression. Drawing inspiration from this vivacious artwork, the "Le Bon Ton" collection encourages wearers to embrace their unique style and make a bold fashion statement.

    8. Falbalas et Fanfreluches (1923): Barbier's "Falbalas et Fanfreluches" captures the essence of frivolity and playfulness. With extravagant designs and exaggerated silhouettes, it epitomizes the spirit of fashion experimentation. The "Le Bon Ton" collection draws upon this sense of freedom and creative expression, offering avant-garde streetwear that encourages wearers to break boundaries and embrace their artistic side.

    9. Costumes Parisiens: Grande robe du soir from Journal des Dames et des Modes (1913): In this fashion illustration, Barbier presents a vision of evening elegance. The intricate embroidery and flowing fabrics evoke a sense of grace and refinement. Inspired by this timeless portrayal of glamour, the "Le Bon Ton" collection showcases luxurious eveningwear that seamlessly combines classic elements with contemporary design.

    10. Costumes Parisiens, No.164: Costume de Yacht from Journal des Dames et des Modes (1914): Barbier's "Costumes Parisiens, No.164" captures the essence of nautical chic and seaside glamour. This fashion illustration exudes a sense of adventure and sophistication, reflecting the allure of yacht culture. Inspired by the elegance of this artwork, the "Le Bon Ton" collection incorporates maritime influences into its designs, offering stylish and versatile pieces that embody the spirit of exploration.

    11. La belle indolente (1923): With "La belle indolente," Barbier epitomizes the concept of languid beauty and effortless grace. This fashion illustration evokes a sense of relaxation and tranquility, transporting us to a world of refined leisure. Drawing inspiration from this captivating artwork, the "Le Bon Ton" collection captures the essence of laid-back luxury, presenting streetwear that combines comfort and style with an air of nonchalant elegance.

    12. Langs de Missouri (1923): Barbier's "Langs de Missouri" merges fashion with cultural influences, offering a glimpse into a world of diverse aesthetics. This fashion illustration showcases the power of cross-cultural inspiration and highlights the beauty of embracing different artistic traditions. Inspired by this fusion of styles, the "Le Bon Ton" collection incorporates eclectic elements, resulting in a captivating blend of art and fashion.

In the "Le Bon Ton" collection, Hopera pays tribute to the visionary artist George Barbier, whose magnificent fashion illustrations continue to inspire and captivate.Each garment in this art-based streetwear collection reflects the essence of Barbier's masterpieces, blending artistry, flamboyance, and high fashion. Discover the magic that lies at the intersection of art and fashion, and join us on a journey where creativity knows no bounds.