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House of Jeanne Paquin
1891-1956

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
First woman designer to achieve acceptance in haute couture.
1891: Mme. Paquin and her banker husband opened her shop at rue de la Paix, Paris, France.
1900: President of the fashion section at the Paris Exposition.
1912: London: First foreign couture house. Also achieved this same with houses in Madrid, Spain and Buenos Aires.
Clientelle: Queens of Belgium, Portugal, and Spain; La Belle Epoque's stars Liane de Pougy and La Belle Otero.
1956, July: House of Paquin closed.

This website includes fashion renderings (illustrations) of the House of Paquin's designs. They are in chronological order.

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La Gazette du Bon Ton
1913


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La Gazette du Bon Ton
March 1913


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La Gazette du Bon Ton
April 1913


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La Gazette du Bon Ton
May 1913



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La Gazette du Bon Ton
June 1913



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La Gazette du Bon Ton
July 1913



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La Gazette du Bon Ton
August 1913



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La Gazette du Bon Ton
Sept. 1913



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La Gazette du Bon Ton
Sept. 1913



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Harry Angelo Company
1916



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Harry Angelo Company
1916




Article Bibliographical Information:

  • "Illustrations of Model Gowns, Harry Angelo Company," New York & Paris, Spring 1916.
  • "La Gazette du Bon Ton Ton," Paris, France, April, 1913.

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