1928 wool jersey swimsuit by Jean Patou (1880-1936). Jean Patou is considered the first real designer of women’s sportswear. He combined austere silhouettes with comfortable cuts. He created his clothing for the healthy and active women of the 1920s. He was responsible for the popularity of knitted wool jersey swimsuits and simple cardigans. | Coletterie
Evening dress House of Patou (French, founded 1919) Designer: Jean Patou (French, 1887–1936) Date: ca. 1937 (front view) #1930s
15 Reasons Why Elsa Schiaparelli Was A Total Genius
<b>She used pink so hot it was "shocking" AND made dresses with Salvador Dali.</b> Need I say more?
Jean Harlow - 1930's She used to get in trouble on the set because those long, satin gowns were very clingy and she refused to wear underware, so oftentimes, her public hair would show. It caused quite a fuss several times.