Jeanne Margaine-Lacroix, 1868-1930. A forgotten French couturière.
·Jeanne Margaine-Lacroix inherited her couture house from her mother Mme. Margaine, in 1899, and changed the name to Margaine-Lacroix in 1900. She was famous for…
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Margaine Lacroix On Eccentric Fashion - Deep Glamour
In a 1912 New York Times article bylined Margaine Lacroix, the designer who only four years earlier had shocked Paris with her sexy dresses opined on the question, "Do Women Like Eccentric Clothes?" She argued that they do not. "Now, as ever, the woman of society does not wear bizarre clothes," she wrote. You will say, are not the great Parisian houses, or at any rate a number of them, turning out numbers of extraordinary eccentricity? You are quite right. They are. And to that I can only rep...