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    Latest Fashion News: 12 Fashion Designer who changed fashion forever

    September 2nd, 2015

    Today, I’d like to introduce you to 12 most influential fashion designers you should know about.

    Coco ChanelElsa SchiaparelliJeanne LanvinMadeleine ChéruitJeanne PaquinMadeleine VionnetMadame GrésValentinaClaire MccardellBonnie CashinMary QuantKatharine Hamnett


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    Jeanne Paquin

    September 2nd, 2015

    Jeanne Paquin, French fashion designer, lived from 1869–1936. She founded her namesake fashion house “House of Paquin” in 1891. It was the first fashion house founded by a woman. The French designer who was trained to be a dressmaker at the fashion house Rouff, designs 18th century inspired pastel evening gowns and day dresses which the Maison Paquin becomes famous for. Considered by many to be one of the first female couturiers, she also started organizing fashion events for the Maison Paquin such as races and operas. In 1920, Paquin left the fashion house and passed on the administration before the house closed down in 1956 due to financial difficulties. During its existence the fashion house grew to a very successful and the biggest fashion house in Paris, known for the vivid colors and extravagant furs Jeanne Paquin used, as well as luxurious lingerie and tango dresses.
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    Paquin, Jeanne

    September 2nd, 2015

    Jeanne Paquin, French fashion designer, lived from 1869–1936. She founded her namesake fashion house “House of Paquin” in 1891. It was the first fashion house founded by a woman. The French designer who was trained to be a dressmaker at the fashion house Rouff, designs 18th century inspired pastel evening gowns and day dresses which the Maison Paquin becomes famous for. Considered by many to be one of the first female couturiers, she also started organizing fashion events for the Maison Paquin such as races and operas. In 1920, Paquin left the fashion house and passed on the administration before the house closed down in 1956 due to financial difficulties. During its existence the fashion house grew to a very successful and the biggest fashion house in Paris, known for the vivid colors and extravagant furs Jeanne Paquin used, as well as luxurious lingerie and tango dresses.
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