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Mme Jeanne Paquin was the first woman designer to open her own fashion house in Paris

Mme Jeanne Paquin was the first woman designer to open her own fashion house in Paris

Jeanne Paquin - Robe de Bal - Ivoire - Broderies de Perles et Dentelle Rose, Beige et Ivoire - 1895.

Jeanne Paquin - Robe de Bal - Ivoire - Broderies de Perles et Dentelle Rose, Beige et Ivoire - 1895.

Silk velvet evening suit with silk satin trim (front), by Mme. Jeanne Paquin, French, late 1890s.

Silk velvet evening suit with silk satin trim (front), by Mme. Jeanne Paquin, French, late 1890s.

Afternoon Dress, Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, 1869–1936) for the House of Paquin (French, 1891–1956): ca. 1906-1908, French, silk.

Afternoon Dress, Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, 1869–1936) for the House of Paquin (French, 1891–1956): ca. 1906-1908, French, silk.

1902, France - Afternoon dres by Paquin - Black point d’esprit, silk taffeta, grosgrain ribbon, lace

1902, France - Afternoon dres by Paquin - Black point d’esprit, silk taffeta, grosgrain ribbon, lace

Afternoon Dress, Jeanne Paquin (1869-1936): 1910, French, silk velvet, silk satin, silk lace.

Afternoon Dress, Jeanne Paquin (1869-1936): 1910, French, silk velvet, silk satin, silk lace.

1912 - Paquin.   I wish I knew where this was from. I love that cape-y jacket and would love to see the front.

1912 - Paquin. I wish I knew where this was from. I love that cape-y jacket and would love to see the front.

Jeanne Paquin - Manteau Opéra - été - 1912

Jeanne Paquin - Manteau Opéra - été - 1912

Opera Coat (image 1) | Jeanne Paquin | France | 1910 | silk, fur, cotton | National Gallery of Australia | Accession #: NGA 89.1361

Opera Coat (image 1) | Jeanne Paquin | France | 1910 | silk, fur, cotton | National Gallery of Australia | Accession #: NGA 89.1361

Evening gown, Jeanne Paquin, Paris, Winter 1911. Two pieces, Empire waist. Black silk net over ivory silk satin and black velvet sash and bow. All decorated with white and jet beads, Augusta Auctions

Evening gown, Jeanne Paquin, Paris, Winter 1911. Two pieces, Empire waist. Black silk net over ivory silk satin and black velvet sash and bow. All decorated with white and jet beads, Augusta Auctions

Jeanne Paquin, evening gown, 1902

Jeanne Paquin, evening gown, 1902

Mme. Jeanne Paquin, Ivory Silk Evening Dress, French, 1905-1907. (Front View)

Mme. Jeanne Paquin, Ivory Silk Evening Dress, French, 1905-1907. (Front View)

Mme. Jeanne Paquin, Shepherdess-Style Evening Dress, French, 1912. Back View)

Mme. Jeanne Paquin, Shepherdess-Style Evening Dress, French, 1912. Back View)

Evening dress, Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer collection, 1912. Dress in pastel shades combines a "tunique" in light green silk in tabby weave with a skirt made of cream silk satin. The rose red corset belt accentuates the high waist. Photo: Stephan Klonk. Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin via Europeana Fashion

europeanafashion: Evening dress by Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer... (Fripperies and Fobs)

Evening dress, Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer collection, 1912. Dress in pastel shades combines a "tunique" in light green silk in tabby weave with a skirt made of cream silk satin. The rose red corset belt accentuates the high waist. Photo: Stephan Klonk. Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin via Europeana Fashion

Dress  House of Paquin  (French, 1891–1956)  Designer: Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, 1869–1936) Date: 1905–7 Culture: French Medium: wool.  Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979!!!

Dress House of Paquin (French, 1891–1956) Designer: Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, 1869–1936) Date: 1905–7 Culture: French Medium: wool. Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979!!!

2-Piece Empire Evening Dress Made Of Black Silk Net Over Ivory Silk Satin With A Black Velvet Sash And Bow, All Beaded With White And Jet Beads, By Mme Jeanne Paquin, House Of Paquin - Paris, France  Winter Of 1911 Augusta Auctions

2-Piece Empire Evening Dress Made Of Black Silk Net Over Ivory Silk Satin With A Black Velvet Sash And Bow, All Beaded With White And Jet Beads, By Mme Jeanne Paquin, House Of Paquin - Paris, France Winter Of 1911 Augusta Auctions