Gladys Perint Palmer

Gladys Perint Palmer studied fashion design at St. Martin’s School of Art in London, under the guidance of illustrator Elizabeth Suter. She moved on to Parsons School of Design in New York where she focused on Fashion Illustration and in the early 80s was appointed Fashion Editor of the San Francisco Examiner. Born in Budapest, Hungary she now lives in San Rafael, California with her husband Simon Palmer.

She is an esteemed illustrator, writer and tutor and is the Executive Director of Fashion at San Francisco’s Academy of Art. In honour of her achievements Mayor Gavin Newsom dedicated May 24th 2006 as Gladys Perint Palmer Day in San Francisco. Covering the European Fashion Collections her reports feature in leading publications including The Sunday Times, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Russian L’Officiel and Vogue, as well as contributing to Elle and Espresso Piu for Anna Piaggi. Advertising clients have included Oscar de la Renta, Dior, Valentino and Chanel as well as Neiman-Marcus and The Metropolitan Museum.

Perint-Palmer has exhibited internationally in New York, San Francisco, Milan, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong and London, including the Picture This exhibition at St. Martins’s School of Art, London (2005). In 1998 the Fashion Book, published by Phaidon Press, named her one of 500 people of influence in fashion since 1860. Assouline published her book of drawings and captions, Fashion People, in 2003.

Gladys Perint Palmer - Princess Diana for l'Officiel 1993

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Gladys Perint Palmer

Princess Diana for l'Officiel 1993

1993

Gladys Perint Palmer - Princess Diana's FU Dress by Christina Stambolian

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Princess Diana's FU Dress by Christina Stambolian

1993

Gladys Perint Palmer - Princess Diana Pregnant with Prince William for l'Officiel 1993

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Princess Diana Pregnant with Prince William for l’Officiel 1993

1993

Gladys Perint Palmer - Carmen Miranda / Oscar de la Renta

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Carmen Miranda / Oscar de la Renta

1992

Gladys Perint Palmer - Chanel for Joyce Hong Kong

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Chanel for Joyce Hong Kong

2017

Gladys Perint Palmer - Alber Elbaz for Lanvin Paris Haute Couture July 2009

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Alber Elbaz for Lanvin Paris Haute Couture July 2009

2010

Gladys Perint Palmer - Missoni S/S 1991

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Missoni S/S 1991

2015

Gladys Perint Palmer - Ulyana Sergeenko HC FW 2012

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Ulyana Sergeenko HC FW 2012

2015

Gladys Perint Palmer - Ungaro S/S 2002

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Ungaro S/S 2002

2015

Gladys Perint Palmer - Jean Paul Gaultier, Paris Haute Couture July 2009

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Jean Paul Gaultier, Paris Haute Couture July 2009

2010

Gladys Perint Palmer - John Galliano for Christian Dior, Paris Haute Couture July 2009

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John Galliano for Christian Dior, Paris Haute Couture July 2009

2010

Gladys Perint Palmer - Chanel Haute Couture Blond

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Chanel Haute Couture Blond

1991

Gladys Perint Palmer - Stéphane Rolland

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Stéphane Rolland

2013

Gladys Perint Palmer - Alek Wek in Vivienne Westwood F/W 1998/99

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Alek Wek in Vivienne Westwood F/W 1998/99

1998

Gladys Perint Palmer - Alexandre Vauthier S/S Haute Couture 2013

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Alexandre Vauthier S/S Haute Couture 2013

2013

Gladys Perint Palmer - Philip Treacy for Sunday Times Style

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Philip Treacy for Sunday Times Style

1998

Gladys Perint Palmer - Armani S/S 1990

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Armani S/S 1990

1992

Gladys Perint Palmer - Laura Biagiotti S/S 1992

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Laura Biagiotti S/S 1992

1992

Gladys Perint Palmer - Oscar de la Renta S/S 1992

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Oscar de la Renta S/S 1992

1992