Mystery of the Universe
oldrags:

Opera coat by Paul Poiret, 1912 France (Paris), Met Museum

oldrags:

Opera coat by Paul Poiret, 1912 France (Paris), Met Museum

oldrags:

Photo by Madame d’Ora, 1911

oldrags:

Photo by Madame d’Ora, 1911

omgthatdress:

Honey coat via Christie’s

omgthatdress:

Honey coat via Christie’s

omgthatdress:

Peach coat via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Peach coat via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

maudelynn:

Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944) Coat C1919

maudelynn:

Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944) Coat C1919

maudelynn:

C.1913 Evening Coat

maudelynn:

C.1913 Evening Coat

yeoldefashion:

An elegantly simple jacket by Lord & Taylor, 1912-1913.

yeoldefashion:

An elegantly simple jacket by Lord & Taylor, 1912-1913.

yeoldefashion:

Last for today is a Weeks evening coat made between 1911 and 1914. This style of coat, designed to fit around the oddly shaped ‘hobble’ dresses of the early teens, was commonly referred to as a ‘cocoon coat’ for fairly obvious reasons.

yeoldefashion:

Last for today is a Weeks evening coat made between 1911 and 1914. This style of coat, designed to fit around the oddly shaped ‘hobble’ dresses of the early teens, was commonly referred to as a ‘cocoon coat’ for fairly obvious reasons.

yeoldefashion:

A 1913 wool mantle, also by Poiret.

yeoldefashion:

A 1913 wool mantle, also by Poiret.

omgthatdress:

Paul Poiret “Prè Catelan” coat ca. 1918 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Paul Poiret “Prè Catelan” coat ca. 1918 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Paul Poiret “Paris” coat ca. 1919 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Paul Poiret “Paris” coat ca. 1919 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Hickson, Inc. evening cape ca. 1916 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Hickson, Inc. evening cape ca. 1916 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art