Paul Poiret

By Mr. Fatta | Paul Poiret (1879-1944) took the fashion world by storm by designing un-corseted, loose-fitting kimono like garments that followed the natural contour of a woman’s body. At the age of 24 he established his very own fashion house in Paris in 1903.

House of Poiret

Paul Poiret (1879-1944) took the fashion world by storm by designing un-corseted, loose-fitting kimono like garments that followed the natural …

Society in Fashion 1910s-1920s

At the turn of the 20th century, society was still in a very Victorian mindset. Society was very much as it had been for at least the past hundred …

A critical approach to Paul Poiret

Victor Alvarez // Istituto Marangoni London MMXII “ Am I a fool when I dream of putting art into my dresses, a fool when I ...

Paul Poiret

<b>Paul Poiret (1879-1944) was an influential French fashion designer during the early twentieth century. He led a fashion renaissance that introduced</b> …

Paul Poiret | French fashion designer

Paul Poiret<p>French fashion designer<p>born<p>April 20, 1879<p>died<p>April 30, 1944 (aged 65)<p>movement / style<p>View Biographies Related To Categories<p>Dates<p><b>Paul …

Paul Poiret (1879-1944): French Fashion Designer

+ JMJ +<p>Paul Poiret, (born April 20, 1879, Paris, France—died April 30, 1944, Paris), French couturier, was the most fashionable dress designer of …

Turban Chic: Paul Poiret

(<i>Woman’s Turban</i>, 1911, courtesy of <b>LACMA</b>)<p>I know I know, we’ve been talking <b>turbans</b> for over a year, and I am just now getting around to covering The …

Collections Object : Woman's Afternoon Dress and Hat

<i>Woman's Afternoon Dress and Hat</i><p>Designed by Paul Poiret, French, 1879 - 1944<p><b>Geography:</b><br>Made in France, Europe<p><b>Date:</b><br>1923<p><b>Medium:</b><br>Dress: Silk crepe de chine …

Collections Object : Printed Textile: Juin

<b>Geography:</b><br>Made in France, Europe<p><b>Date:</b><br>1929<p><b>Medium:</b><br>Screen printed cotton plain weave<p><b>Dimensions:</b><br>8 feet 10 1/2 inches × 31 3/4 inches (270.5 × 80.6 cm) …

Collections Object : Woman's Coat and Skirt

<b>Geography:</b><br>Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America<p><b>Date:</b><br>c. 1915<p><b>Medium:</b><br>Blue silk velvet, opossum fur, grey silk …

Paul Poiret Gets Snapped Up

NEARLY a year after it was put up for sale, historic French fashion house Paul Poiret has been sold to South Korean conglomerate Shinsegae …

Sorbet

<b>Object:</b><p>Evening dress<p><b>Place of origin:</b><p>Paris (made)<p><b>Date:</b><p>1912 (designed)<p><b>Artist/Maker:</b><p>Paul Poiret, born 1879 - died 1944 (designer)<p><b>Materials and</b> …

Paul Poiret: King of Fashion

Though rejected by employer and client, Poiret's kimono-style coat was indicative of the fashions he would promote and popularize throughout his …

Gazette du Bon Ton | Vintage Designer Dresses from Gazette du Bon Ton

Gazette du Bon Ton<br>1912-1915<p><i>The French magazine - Gazette du Bon Ton - was a unique Parisian fashion journal started by Lucien Vogel in 1912.</i><p>by Joanne …

Paul Poiret

Poiret in his studio<p>www.logos.info/index.php?q=node/625&lang=en<p>Paul Poiret was a French couturier with lots of never-before-seen ideas for the …

The Museum at FIT - Online Collections

The Exhibitions and Programs of The Museum at FIT are supported in part by the generosity of the members of the Couture Council.<p>All photography and …

Paul Poiret (1879–1944) | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Davis, Mary E. <i>Classic Chic: Music, Fashion, and Modernism</i>. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.<p>Deslandres, Yvonne. <i>Poiret: Paul Poiret,</i> …