Fashion by Paul Poiret. Les Robes de Paul Poiret racontée par Paul Iribe.

Couturier, Paul Poiret, costumes, Art Nouveau, Art deco, Robes
Création by Paul Poiret

Création by French fashion designer, couturier Paul Poiret (1879–1944).

Source: Les Robes de Paul Poiret racontée par Paul Iribe. Printed by Société général d’impression. Published Paris 1908


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