Models of “Werther” and “Pécheresse” by Alice Bernard and Nanteuil

Models of Werther - Pécheresse. Couturiers Alice Bernard and Nanteuil. Art deco costumes. Flapper fashion. French 1920s clothing.

Models of “Werther” – “Pécheresse”.

Models of “Werther” and “Pécheresse”. Créations de Couturiers Alice Bernard and Nanteuil.

Left: “Werther” by couturier Alice Bernard

Beaucoup de distinction dans cette robe en crêpe satin bleu dont les pans du dos forment traîne. (Great distinction in this blue satin crepe dress with back panels are lagging behind.)

Right: “Pécheresse” by couturier Nanteuil

Une jolie dentelle (Atelier des Lefaurichon) est utilisée pour faire cette élégante robe du soir. (A pretty lace is used to make this elegant evening gown.)

Gallery: Les créations parisiennes. La mode est un art.
Editors: Maggy Rouff and Germaine Lecomte.
Published: Paris 1929.
Note:  The girlfriends. Evening Dresses by Kuehnen.
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