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Gazette du Bon Ton. Arte - Mode et Frivolit├ęs (Journal of Good Style. Art, Fashion & Fun), or.. Gazette du Bon Ton. Modes et manieres d'aujourd'hui (Journal of Good Style. Fashion and Manners of the Day): a coveted periodical by both names, it was intended for the elite and was expensive

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The delightful beautifully hand-coloured fashion stencils from 1912 to 1914 introduced elegant fashions of the wealthy in Paris. Fashions continuously change, and often return with variations on a theme. These delicate hand-coloured pochoirs from the short period of the exclusive fashion periodical, Costumes Parisiens, show great attention to fabric and drape, and represent both fun and elegance during the period when fashion began to show more freedom in following female form. These lovely little hand-coloured stencils are rarely seen today as they were only produced over a short period from 1912 to 1914.  

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