Art deco Diner Dresses.

Diner Dresses. Le style parisien. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection haute couture

Diner Dresses – Robes de Diner.

Art deco Diner Dresses. Le style parisien 1915. Plate XVI.

Robes de Diner. Modèles ” du Style Parisien ” . Garnitures de René Schiller & Co.

  • Dress in tulle besprinkled with ” cabochons “. Three galons of tulle embroidered with jet ” cabochons ” over black satin ( Schiller No. 19285). Low neck bordered with skunk.
  • Dress of soft white silk trimmed with blond and a galon of gold thread (Schiller No. 3909).
  • Dress of black chiffon transparent over blue silk. Jet embroidery from Schiller`s. Small tulle plissé at the waist, the neck and on the skirt.

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

Note:  Another old custom gone. Jean Patou. Jeanne Hallée. Molyneux.

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