Garnished hats with ribbons by Evelyne Varon. 

Chapeaux, Evelyne Varon, Fin de siècle, fashion, hats
Headdresses by Evelyne Varon. Les Élégances Parisiennes.

Garnished hats with ribbons by Evelyne Varon. 

Les Élégances Parisiennes 1917. LES CHAPEAUX GARNIS DE RUBANS. MODÈLS D’ EVELYNE VARON. 

Related: Chapeaux du Très Parisien Direction artistique: G.P. JOUMARD

Note:  Model of “Pomme d’Api” by couturier Riva.

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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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)

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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.