Tag Archives: House of Worth

De toutes ses forces

The father of haute couture, Charles Worth, was born on October 13, 1826 in England. He moved to Paris in 1846 after having been hired by a fabric shop. He married one of the models who worked there and began … Continue reading

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Tiré à quatre épingles

  Paul Poiret (April 20, 1879 to April 30, 1944) was a French fashion designer who was one of those rags to riches to rags stories. His father was a cloth merchant and the family lived in Les Halles, the … Continue reading

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