Thursday, January 12, 2012

THE TIME MACHINE: Jacques Doucet

Jacques Doucet (French pronunciation: [ʒak du.sɛ]) (1853–1929) was a French fashion designer, known for his elegant dresses, made with flimsy translucent materials in superimposing pastel colors.
He was born in Paris in 1853 to a prosperous family whose lingerie and linens business, Doucet Lingerie, had flourished in the Rue de la Paix since 1816. In 1871, Doucet opened a salon selling ladies' apparel...

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