Costumes in Breton style. Trois Robes Bretonnes.

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

Three Breton dresses – Trois robes Bretonnes.

Costumes in Breton style. Trois Robes Bretonnes. Le style parisien 1915.

  • (Beer). Dress in black velvet. Little jacket in corded silk of matching shade; waistcoat of white corded silk embroidered in green silk.
  • (Jenny) Dress in blue serge and velvet to match. Large buttons.
  • (Jeanne Paquin). Dress in brown corded silk, bodice and sleeves in broché corded silk. Brown velvet ribbon sewn on only at the top on the skirt and sleeves. Bodice laced with a narrow velvet ribbon to match. Chiffon gimp with a small tie in brown velvet.

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

Note:  Fashionable Berlin of 1915. Photography by Karl Schenker.

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.


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