Another old custom gone. Art-Goût-Beauté. October 1923. Fashion by Jean Patou, Jeanne Hallée, Molyneux.
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A few pretty novelties. Premet has made a black velvet dress with an edging of paste diamond lace. Philippe et Gaston put large diamond squares on white Georgine crepe.
Getting ready for Deauville. The parsienne is already enjoying foretastes of the idyllic delights of country life.
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Ensembles of Bernard & Cie and Ardanse. Art-Goût-Beauté: feuillets de l’élégance féminine.
Raphael Kirchner worked as an illustrator, among other things, for the magazine “La Vie Parisienne”.