In the annals of fashion history, French couturier Paul Poiret (18791944) is known for liberating women from corsets and introducing pantaloons into their wardrobes. However, it is Poiret s remarkable innovations in the cut and construction of clothing, made all the more remarkable by the fact that he could not sew, that secures his legacy. This essential book is the first to explore Poiret s radical modernity from a number of perspectives. Essays by renowned scholars describe the historical context of his work; its ...

Poiret 2007, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780300120295

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Poiret 2007, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781588392237

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