Evening Dress, Paul Poiret: silk satin dress with silk tulle overdress, embroidery of beads and metallic thread, tulle peplum.In when the S-curve silhouette was still overwhelmingly popular, Poiret introduced high waist corsetless dresses.
* Poiret design for Miss Anita Blair Gown, 1913 Paul Poiret Black and White silk satin with glass bead embroidery. Worn by Miss Anita Blair at the debut ball of Gladys High. This was the first couture dress designed for an uncorseted figure.
Dress Paul Poiret, 1912 - beautiful Edwardian sleeveless gown with a cream bodice, wide red velvet waist, embroidered pink silk chiffon over gold velvet ankle-length skirt over a black velvet floor length skirt with gold trim.
Belle Epoque Dress of Mrs Pialat Delanoue, Paris, ca Evening dress of pink silk with blue chiffon over-tunic reaching just below knee level, decorated with sparkling beadware. Fastens at back with hook and eyes.