Category Archives: Fin de siècle

Society dress in pink Liberty silk

Art nouveau costume. Belle Époque fashion. Society dress in pink Liberty silk.

Society dress in pink Liberty silk

Society dress,  Belle Époque fashion, Paris 1911.

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Paquin Model of Moire Serb. Paris Spring Season 1913.

France Fin de siècle fashion. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque cocktail dress by Jeanne Paquin

Paquin Model of Moire Serb.

Jeanne Paquin Model of Moire Serb. Paris Spring Season 1913.

Navy Blue Moire Serb. Draped skirt with tunic. Blue satin sash. White Callot chiffon covers waist of white satin. Tab of blue satin trimmed with Venice lace. White satin belt. Coat trimmed with piping of material in scroll design on sleeves and down front. Cord and tassel. Published by Haas brothers.

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes 1913.

Belle Epoque Evening Dresses 1916. Modèls du style Parisian.

Belle Epoque costumes. French Fin de siècle fashion by couturier Fructus & Descher. Haute couture costumes

Evening dresses 1916

Evening dresses 1916. French Haute couture by Coudurier Fructus Descher. French Fin de siècle.

Paris 1916. PETlTES ROBES DE SOIE.
MODÈLS DU STYLE PARISIAN.
Tissages de soieries Coudurier, Fructus & Descher.

Evening dresses. Broderies de Maurice Lefranc. Paris 1917.

Vintage cocktail dresses. Evening dresses. Broderies de Maurice Lefranc.

Evening dresses 1917

Evening dresses. Broderies de Maurice Lefranc. Paris Spring Season 1917.

Les ceintures prennent parfois une telle importance, qu ˈelles donnent à elles seules toute la note élégante de la robe. C’est ainsi que la figure,165, en tulle brodé blue et argent, est ornée de girandoles en perles d’argent qui recouvrent tout le corsage.
La figure 766 présente l’originalite d’une très belle ceinture brodée d’or qui forme traine.

Les Élégances Parisiennes.
Broderies de Maurice Lefranc.
Paris Spring Season 1917.
French Fin de siècle fashion.

Premet Model of Brocaded Trianon. Paris Spring Season 1913.

France Fin de siècle fashion. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque costume by Couturier Premet.

Premet Model of Brocaded Trianon

Premet Model of Brocaded Trianon. Paris Spring Season 1913.

Model French blue Matelasse and brown chiffon. The Normandy combination. Embroidered ornament back of skirt, also outlines waist in soft folds in vest.

Créateur couturier Mme. Premet, Premet fashion house. Published by Haas brothers, for the spring season, 1913.

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes, spring season 1913.

The Fashion House Callot Soeurs. Callot Model of Black Satin and Lace.

The Fashion House Callot Soeurs. France 1910s Fin de siècle fashion. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque costume

Callot Model of Black Satin

Callot Model of Black Satin and Lace. Paris Spring Season 1913.

Evening Dress, Black Satin. Draped skirt, sash draped around hips and waist with end in front held with handsome green buckle, green stones and tipped with gold. Black chiffon with black lace at feet. Gold and black lace for shoulder and waist with a deep shawl drapery of black lace flouncing edged with a band of gold lace, also forms sleeves.
Reproductions of model gowns exhibited by Haas brothers, for the spring season of 1913 with shops in New York (303-305 Fifth Avenue) and Paris (13 Rue des Pyramides)

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes 1913.

The fashion house Callot Soeurs

Founded in 1895 in the Rue Taitbout, Paris, of the four sisters Marie Callot Gerber, Marthe Callot Bertrand, Regina Callot Tennyson-Chantrell and Josephine Crimont Callot. Her mother taught her the art of lace making.
The oldest of the sisters, Marie, was a trained dressmaker who had previously worked in renowned tailors, as Raudnitz and Co., at that time one of the leading tailors in Paris. They used initially old lace and ribbons and decorated so that blouses and lingerie. The success of the then ceased, they led the move to a bigger building and an extension of their collection.
Their fashion was working very complicated and costly. They used one of the first fashion designer, even more exotic materials such as gold and silver lamé, a fabric woven with metallic threads, which achieved a metallic effect. In addition, they provided the clothes, with most exquisite embroidery for an illustrious, international clientele.
In the ’20s, Callot Soeurs was one of the leading Parisian fashion houses. In the 30′s and 40′s, the market was fought very strongly, Worth, Coco Chanel, ect. so that they compete with their elaborate creations had become unmanageable. In 1952, the fashion house has been closed.

Evening dress of White Worth Satin. Paris Spring Season 1913.

France Fin de siècle fashion. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque costume by Couturier by Charles Frederick Worth

EVENING DRESS of White Worth Satin

Evening dress of White Worth Satin. Paris Spring Season 1913.

White Worth Satin. Waist and Tunic of crystal beaded net, studded with rhinestones. Satin panel front with three rhine-stone ornaments. Net sleeves. Créateur couturier Charles Frederick Worth. Published by Haas brothers, for the spring season, 1913.

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes, spring season 1913.

Callot Model of Chiffon and Taffeta. Paris Spring Season 1913.

Costume by Callot Soeurs. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque fashion

Callot Soeurs Model of Chiffon and Taffeta

Callot Model of Chiffon and Taffeta. Paris Spring Season 1913.

Afternoon Dress of White Satin. Clouded with blue Callot chiffon. Overskirt draped to match chiffon. Old blue taffeta coat with belt and sash. Tassels of silk and beads to match taffeta. Garniture of same and long tassels. White tulle and soft folds of net. Published by Haas brothers. Cocktail dress créateur couturier Callot Soeurs.

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes 1913.

Drecoll Model of Black Lace. Paris Spring Season 1913.

France Fin de siècle fashion. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque costume by Couturier Premet.

Drecoll Model of Black Lace

Drecoll Model of Black Lace. Paris Spring Season 1913.

White Worth satin “Drecoll Model of Black Lace”, veiled with white Callot chiffon and covered with black Chantilly lace and two flounces. Shoulder and panel of net lace with gold kimono sleeve of lace to match. Skirt, belt and sash. Bottom of skirt of black Worth satin. Cocktail dress by couturier Baron Christoph von Drecoll. Published by Haas brothers.

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes 1913.

Martial & Armand Lace Evening Gown. Paris Spring Season 1913.

France Fin de siècle Lace Evening Gown. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque costume by Couturier by Martial & Armand

LACE EVENING GOWN by Martial & Armand

Martial & Armand Lace Evening Gown. Paris Spring Season 1913.

Black maline. Lace flouncing. Tunic of flesh-colored chiffon covered with white renaissance lace. Belt and sash of shell pink satin, Rhinestone buttons trim front of dress. Pink chiffon waist with same lace as underskirt forms sleeves and bodice with a shawl drapery, collar of renaissance lace. Published by Haas brothers. Créateur couturier Martial & Armand.

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes 1913.

Callot Model of Moire Crepe Gilda. Paris Spring Season 1913.

France Fin de siècle fashion. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque costume by Couturier Callot Soeurs.

Callot Soeurs Model of Moire Crepe Gilda.

Callot Model of Moire Crepe Gilda. Paris Spring Season 1913.

Theatre Gown of Besnard Color Moire Crepe Gilda. Skirt draped. Buttons to match material. Beads and silk embroidery at foot of skirt. Deep girdle of material. Waist of ecru shadow lace. Sleeves trimmed with two deep ruffles of same lace. Wide ribbon to match material with a loop and two ends and bouquet. Narrow gold lace at neck. Coat embroidered as bottom of skirt. Buttons to match. Published by Haas brothers. Créateur couturier Callot Soeurs.

Gallery: France Fin de siècle fashion. Haute couture costumes 1913.