Arrow of Gold by Paul Poiret.
Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Poiret was one of the most important figures in 20th century fashion, so I’m obliged to have some of his work in here! Poiret was a pivotal and sometimes controversial figure during the Belle Époque of 1900-1910. He pushed fashion to be recognised as an art form by daring to go beyond what was ‘safe,’ and constantly turned heads with extravagance and opulence. That being said, the paucity that followed WWI did not bode well for his particular style.