Category: Art Deco

History of costumes and fashion during the the Art Deco period, short for french art décoratif.

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)

Model of “Cinq à sept” and “Cortège” by Couturier Jenny, Paris 1929

Fashion History, Costume history

Créations de Couturier Jenny. Les créations parisiennes, Paris 1929. Left: Model of “Cinq à sept” Une dentelle (Ateliers des Lefaurichon-Leroudier, 31, Rue Saint-Augustin) est harmonieusement combinée avec du crêpe de… Read More

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” 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… Read More