René Vincent, Cover art for Automobilia, July 1922. 

The car is a Peugeot 15 HP

René Vincent (1879-1936) was trained as an architect, but had a successful career as an illustrator during the first third of the 20th century in France. He contributed editorial art to the likes of La Vie parisienne and L'Illustration and did a considerable amount of advertising illustration, especially for automobile companies.

René Vincent, 1920s art deco illustration auto fashion.

René Vincent (1879-1936) was trained as an architect, but had a successful career as an illustrator during the first third of the 20th century in France. He contributed editorial art to the likes of La Vie parisienne and L'Illustration and did a considerable amount of advertising illustration, especially for automobile companies.

1920s Slang we should bring back for the 2020s:
  • Dewdropper: A lazy person
  • Giggle water: Alcohol, liquor
  • Bee's Knees: An extraordinary person/thing/idea
  • Butt me: "Can I have a cigarette?"
  • Cat's Pajamas: See "bee's knees"
  • Dolled up: Dressed up
  • Egg: A rich person
  • Flapper: A stylish, opinionated modern woman
  • Get a Wiggle On: Get going
  • Heebie-Jeebies: A spooked feeling
  • Ossified: Someone who is drunk
  • Putting on the Ritz: Doing something with style
  • Swell: Wonderful.
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The Signs as the “The Great Gatsby” quartet

Nick Carraway - Capricorn, Virgo, Taurus 
observant, high standards, judgmental, honest, self-deprecating, loyal, determined

Jordan Baker - Scorpio, Aries, Leo 
cynical, dishonest, glamorous, sexual, insolent, hard to fool, direct, caring

Daisy Buchanan- Libra, Gemini, Sagittarius
careless, indecisive, delicate, nostalgic, charming, socialite, frivolous, loving

Jay Gatsby - Pisces, Cancer, Aquarius
dreamer, charming, gracious, myterious, delusional, restless, lives in the past

George Barbier, La Belle Personne, Worth evening dress, fashion plate from Gazette du Bon Ton, 1925.