Fashion History

Art-Nouveau -styled fashion plate by French fashion designer Paul Poiret. The hand-stenciled pochoir print by the artist Paul Iribe. More info on Paul Poiret: lib.edu/art-architecture-library/les-robes-de-pa.

… miste a perline danzanti sugli abiti dal taglio semplice e dritto deve essere ricordata come la donna rappresentante la rinascita l’emancipazione.

Vintage Clothes a butterfly hostess gown of sapphire blue with brilliants and crystals and a silver turban worn by actress Evelyn Brent - 1930

Marchesa Casati’s “Queen of the Night”-costume, sketch by Leon Bakst

1922 Léon Bakst costume design sketch for Marchesa Luisa Casati as 'Queen of the Night' for a Paris Opera ball, for which she commissioned House of Worth to translate Leon Bakst’s fantasy into reality.