Category Archives: Art Deco Period

History of Costumes and Fashion during the the Art Deco period. French Haute Couture, Flapper, Gibson, Magazines.

Fantasy costume of Dione by Léon Bakst

Art deco costume design. Léon Bakst. Mother of Venus

Fantasy costume design of the mother of Venus, by Léon Bakst.

Fantasy costume of Dione, Mother of Venus by Léon Bakst

‘Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914. 

Dione is in Greek mythology, the mother of Aphrodite. In Roman mythology, she is equated with Venus. Or Dione (Greek Διώνη) is in Greek mythology, the daughter of Atlas and the wife of Tantalus, thus the mother of Broteas, Pelops and Niobe.

Art deco, Art nouveau fashion era.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet by Léon Bakst.

Fakir costume. Russian ballet. Fantasie costume designs. Leon Bakst.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” By Léon Bakst. 1914. Femme avec Offrande. Un Fakir.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” by Léon Bakst.

Femme avec Offrande. Un Fakir.

Art deco, Art Nouveau era

Haute couture dresses by Beer, Redfern. Le style parisien 1915.

Art deco dresses by Beer, Redfern. Le style parisien. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection haute couture.

Dresses from Beer`s and Redfern`s

Haute couture dresses by Beer, Redfern. Le style parisien 1915.

Dress from Beer`s in almond green corded silk, trimmed with plain black velvet. Clichés Style Parisian, Beer.
Dress from Redfern`s in blue serge, trimmed with small steel buttons.

Gallery: Le style parisien. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.

Haute couture dresses by Redfern and Jenny 1915.

Haute couture dresses Redfern, Jenny. Le style parisien. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes Gatsby collection

Dress from Redfern and Jenny.

Haute couture dresses by Redfern and Jenny. Le style parisien 1915.

Dress from Redfern`s in ” bleu de France ” corded silk nice pink rose at the side. Clichés Taponier, Beer.

House frock from Jenny`s in white talamophine, embroidered tulle apron. Gold Waisbelt knotted in front under the taille. Clichés Beer, Style Parisian.

Gallery: Le style parisien. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.

Haute couture dresses from Martial & Armand and Beer 1915

Haute couture dress Martial & Armand, Beer. Le style parisien. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection.

Dresses from Martial & Armand and from Beer.

Haute couture dresses from Martial & Armand and Beer. Le style parisien 1915.

Left: Dress from Martial & Armand`s in ” lavande ” corded silk, lace and silver embroidery.
Right: Dress from Beer`s in peacock blue velvet, waistband trimmed with a sort of old silver cartouchière.

Gallery: Le style parisien. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.

Dress and Mantle by Jeanne Lanvin. Le style parisien 1915.

Art deco dresses by Jeanne Lanvin. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection haute couture. Le style parisien.

Art deco dresses by Jeanne Lanvin.

Dress and Mantle by Jeanne Lanvin. Le style parisien 1915.

Dress in marine “armare” trimmed with silk braids, collar in white corded silk. Hat by Lanvin.
Mantle to match the dress. Hat turned up on one side and trimmed with breitschwantz.
Clichés Style Pariasian.

Gallery: Le style parisien. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.

Art deco Collars and Capes. Le style parisien.

Collars and Capes. Le style parisien. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection haute couture

Cols et Pèlerines – Collars and Capes

Collars and Capes. Plate IV. Le style parisien 1915.

Cols et Pèlerines. Modèles ” du Style Parisien “.

Collars and capes in fur, velveteen velvet or rattan trimmed with fur.

Gallery: Le style parisien. Plate IV. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.

Scottish gowns – Robes Écossaises. Le style parisien 1915.

Scottish gowns. Le style parisien. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection haute couture.

Scottish gowns – Robes Écossaises.

Scottish gowns – Robes Écossaises. Le style parisien 1915. Plate XXIV.

Fig. 264 to 269. All these very simple models are intended to be made of plait stuffs but may be carried out in different materials of similar shades or in two plain materials of different shades. They will also be found very suitable models for mourning by replacing the plaids by crape or otherwise. May mourning dresses are made without crape, in cloth and Crêpe de Chine mingled.

Gallery: Le style parisien. Planche XXIV. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.