Premet Model of navy Needle Cord. Paris fashion 1913.

France Fin de siècle fashion. French haute couture gown. Belle Epoque cocktail dress by Couturier Mdm. Premet.

Premet Model of navy Needle Cord.

Premet Model of navy Needle Cord. Paris fashion 1913.

One-piece dress of navy Needle Cord Cloth embroidered in black soutache and black buttons. Plain cloth belt and gold buckle and eyelets. Collar and sash of Roman colored silk. Beaded fringe to match sash and yoke of pleated net.
Published by Haas brothers, for the spring season, 1913.

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

Note:  Création Jeanne Blanchot. Hat Model Féerie Orientale.

Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.

Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion.

From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.


Leave a Reply

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.