Paul Poiret – Fashion Revolutionary

By | January 29th, 2016|Categories: Fashion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By Donna Klein Seeds of a Fashion Revolution Paul Poiret was born into a house of modest means in Paris, France, in 1879. From the time he was a youngster, he had a large opinion of himself. So much so, that according to Bowles, his parents apprenticed him to an umbrella maker, hoping this would [...]

Harem Pants: The Lost Edwardian Clothes

By | April 20th, 2015|Categories: Edwardian Era|Tags: , , , |

When people think of the Women’s Liberation Movement, they know that it began in the United Stated in the Edwardian Era with marches for the women’s right to vote, and the 1920’s generally is known for having androgynous fashions that began to dismantle gender stereotypes for fashions. However, women began wearing controversial fashions in the [...]