Saturday, June 27, 2009

Weekend Eye Candy - 1907 Paul Poiret Red Dress

paul poiret dress 1907, paul poiret evening coat 1912Poiret is right at the top of my list of favorite designers. Here, his 1907 "Eugenie" dress in red crepe de chine embroidered with gold. Tulle edged with gold braid fills the neckline for modesty. Over the dress, a 1912 evening coat in red uncut velvet lined with purple crepe de chine and edged in silver fringe. The wide collar is embroidered with braid and paste rhinestones, then edged in fur.

Happy weekend everyone!

4 comments:

Emnilda said...

What a lovely dress! I adore!

Amanda said...

I absolutely love Poiret's designs. If someone asked me to describe 20s fashion, Poiret is it. Great choice!

Couture Allure Vintage Fashion said...

Thank you, Emnilda and Amanda! Poiret's clothes really speak to me.

Berry said...

Oh My Wow!!

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