Robes en Faille Brochée de Velours. Le style parisien 1915. Plate VIII.
Modèles ” du Style Parisien ” d’après les Tissus de Coudurier, Fructus et Descher.
- Dress in black corded silk trimmed with corded silk broché with large squares of black velvet ( Coudurier No. 1464, see Pl. XXV, No. 2, the same material in white corded silk broché in turquoise copied from a dress of the Empress Eugénie`s).
- Dress in rayé Directoire; black corded silk with stripes of gold velvet (Coudurier No. 1498). Corselet and bands on the skirt of plain black corded silk. Guimpe in shaded chiffon.
- Dress in corded silk broché with large velvet flowers (Coudurier No. 10410. Pl. XXV, No.5). cut low 1830 style, white tulle gimp; large satin bow to match at the back.
Gallery: Le style parisien. Planche VIII. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.
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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.