11951. The Fashion of Paul Poiret and the Ballet Russes.
Discusses the revolutionary designs of the French fashion designer and interior decorator of the early 20th century. Includes a discussion of his use of bright colors and "orientalism," as well as his influence on the Art Deco style. Also considers the extent to which he may have been influenced by the work of Leon Baskst (designer of the sets and costumes for the Ballets Russes). 7 pages, 28 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
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