1920s Fashion & Orientalism

In 1911, a famous Parisian fashion designer Paul Poiret organised an Oriental-inspired party named “The One Thousand and Second Night” —- “Your footsteps were muffled by the rugs, but you could hear the rustle of silk and satin costumes… suddenly a miniature firework flared from display from behind a bush, then another and another. It was like fairyland.”…

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