Article on Paul Poiret_ by Business of Fashion
Paul Poiret Mantle, Paris Wool, lined with silk chiffon, hand-sewn. A kind of deconstructed kimono, influenced by cubism and Fauvism made popular by the Ballets Russes. V&A Museum
ca 1924 Paul Poiret cocoon evening coat of black georgette, hand beaded overall in lines of black beads switching to gray translucent beads with a geometric ragged edge formed at the color change.