Palais Stourdza. Palace of the rich Fairy of Luxury.

 Palais Stourdza, STYL, Art Déco, Fashion, Magazine, 1920s

From the Palais Stourdza.

The Palais Stourdza. Friedmann & Weber (Baden – Baden).

Drawing of Christophe. Styl, panel 9 May 1922.

Palais Stourdza, Classicism, Architecture, Baden-Baden

Palais Stourdza. Baden-Baden

Palais Stourdza. Exhibition House Friedmann & Weber.

Built by the Moldavian boyars family Stourtza. 1920 opened the Berlin interior appointments company Friedmann & Weber an exhibition branch under the name Gallery for art and antiques, fashion and crafts, in the palais. It became known as – Palace of the rich Fairy of luxury. Berlin fashion houses, held in the gardens of the Palais their exclusive fashion shows which were to be regarded as a social highlight in Baden-Baden after the first world war. The Berlin interior decorator had set up different rooms as a sample room. One of the rooms was decorated with the famous dolls of Lotte Pritzel.
In the winter of 1935/36, the Palais Stourdza was canceled.

Source: STYL – 1920s German Art Déco Fashion Magazine by Ludwig Sternaux. Published in Berlin by Erich Reiss & Otto v. Holten in 1922 to 1924.

Note:  Mole Grey hat. Autumn hat fashion 1915.

Leave a Reply

Auguste Racinet. The Costume History by Françoise Tétart-Vittu.

Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.

Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ―

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)

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

FASHIONPEDIA is a visual fashion dictionary covering all the technical terms from style to material to production with illustrations and infographics. It encompasses rich, extensive information and yet is easy to read. Whether you are an industry insider or a fashion connoisseur, FASHIONPEDIA is all you will ever need to navigate the fashion scene.

Textilepedia. The Complete Fabric Guide.

The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.


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.