Chanel, 1910. (I'm guessing this is Coco herself, but the pinner didn't say.)

1910 Chanel (guessing this is Coco herself, but the pinner didn't say.

1908 Longchamp Racecourse. "spectators called the three women a “monstrosity”, accused them of being semi-naked and showing revolting décolletage."

Paris, the three dresses which would forever change fashion and launch the twentieth century silhouette

In the Spring of 1908, three women walked onto the Longchamp racecourse in Paris and jaws dropped. The elite society event was known for debuting the latest

Jeanne Margaine-Lacroix who brought about the general adoption of the lean, modern look. She deserves to be recognised as one of the most influential designers of the late Belle Époque.

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