Fancy dress costume, 1911 Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944) Seafoam green silk gauze, silver lamé, blue foil and blue and silver coiled cellophane cord appliqué, and blue, silver, coral, pink, and turquoise cellulose beading; L. (a) 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm)
Paul Poiret, Silk faille dinner dress, 1922-23 **I like the lines but would prefer a different Color/Pattern
Paul Poiret, circa 1919, mantle. Click for video
A Fine & Rare Beaded Evening Coat by Paul Poiret 1924
Paul Poiret. Opera Coat. circa 1924. Stunning cocoon evening coat of black georgette, hand beaded overall in lines of black beads switching to gray translucent beads with a geometric ragged edge formed at the color change.
Paul Poiret mantle, 1913. 'Based on a deconstructed kimono, it is composed of two rectangles folded on the shoulders and joined on one side with a stylised bow. It illustrates how Poiret was able to combine with rare harmony the bold colours of Fauvism, the vision of Cubism and the exoticism of Eastern garments.' PAUL POIRET
Evening dress by Paul Poiret, 1911-1920, at the Kobe Fashion Museum.
Paul Poiret is a French designer who "freed the bosom, shackled the legs, but gave liberty to the body" with his corset-less designs with narrow hems.
Paul Poiret, Evening Dress Designed for Liberty & Co, 1933.
Poiret's "La Perse" coat, 1911. Textile design by Raoul Dufy. Considwe the fabric, uae folkware pattern.
Poiret. 1922 . Argumentó su batalla contra el corsé porque consideraba que le parecían ridículas las mujeres de busto curvo y trasero prominente, por lo que diseñó un traje sencillo, entallado bajo los pechos y que caía recto hasta los pies.
Evening gown (hobble skirt), made for Ellen von Hallwyl at Au Royal Quartier in Paris, probably in 1915, in the style of Paul Poiret. Hallwyl Museum, Sweden
Paul Poiret, Evening Coat, 1912-1914, Palais Galliera, Paris