Coat - the fashion of Paul Poiret (circa 1911) echoed the Japanese kimono

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Paul Poiret is a French designer who "freed the bosom, shackled the legs, but gave liberty to the body" with his corset-less designs with narrow hems.

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Fancy dress costume, 1911 Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944) Seafoam green silk gauze, silver lamé, blue foil and blue and silver coiled cellophane cord appliqué, and blue, silver, coral, pink, and turquoise cellulose beading; L. (a) 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm)

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Paul Poiret, Silk faille dinner dress, 1922-23 **I like the lines but would prefer a different Color/Pattern

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Paul Poiret , Afternoon Dress and Hat, 1923 (Dress) Silk crepe de chine and velvet with silk and metallic thread embroidery; (hat) silk with leather appliqué and metallic thread embroidery

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Paul Poiret's Minaret tunic originated from dress inspired by harem pants underneath a flared tunic. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Robe of French fashion designer Paul Poiret (1879–1944). Fruits fabric designed by French Fauvist painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) for Bianchini-Férier (1924). collection: Musée Galliera, Paris. via Spectacles Selection

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"Mandarin" Coat, Paul Poiret, Paris, France: ca. 1923, wool twill with chain-stitch embroidery, lined with crêpe de Chine.

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Paul Poiret, Kimono Inspired Robe, ca. 1913

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Paul Poiret mantle, 1913. 'Based on a deconstructed kimono, it is composed of two rectangles folded on the shoulders and joined on one side with a stylised bow. It illustrates how Poiret was able to combine with rare harmony the bold colours of Fauvism, the vision of Cubism and the exoticism of Eastern garments.' PAUL POIRET

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