"Poiret: Paul Poiret 1879-1944" DESLANDRES, Yvonne

Cloth-bound hardback.

On the jacket: detail from the "Josephine' model, 1907

[330] pp.

With 380 illustrations, 180 in colour

English text

Attractive Alice in Wonderland-inspired ex-libris bookplate on front pastedown.

The most comprehensive book on Poiret, this is a beautiful survey of the work of one of the early 20th Century's greatest creators of haute couture.

As well as focusing on Poiret's rich, exotic fashion designs, the book explores his work with interiors, wallpapers, fabrics, and perfume.

It also gives a fascinating account of the artists and the society events that surrounded Poiret in his life. 

Rizzoli

1987

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