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"Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity."

- Coco Chanel

Paul Poiret
1923
Coat Sésostris big night
Red silk velvet; black satin or silk lamé; attaches gilt leather trimmings son of cotton and synthetic material; black fur; lining crepe coral and black chiffon.
The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, revived the craze for Egypt, which is expressed in the title of this model.  
Palais Galliera, Museum of Fashion

Paul Poiret

1923

Coat Sésostris big night

Red silk velvet; black satin or silk lamé; attaches gilt leather trimmings son of cotton and synthetic material; black fur; lining crepe coral and black chiffon.

The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, revived the craze for Egypt, which is expressed in the title of this model.  

Palais Galliera, Museum of Fashion

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beautyandcuriosity:

CARTIER Art Deco Platinum & Diamond Sautoir with Lavallière Pendant VINTAGE 1924

beautyandcuriosity:

CARTIER Art Deco Platinum & Diamond Sautoir with Lavallière Pendant VINTAGE 1924

Art Deco Rouge Pot, Chain and Lipstick Case 

c. 1925

Gold, Platinum, Blue Enamel and Diamond

Suspending a circular rouge pot with mirror and lipstick case applied with blue enamel resembling lapis, centering two delicate platinum filigree plaques centering 2 round diamonds, joined by two chains composed of elongated baton links applied with similar blue enameling, approximately 37.2 dwts. With original fitted leather box signed Black, Starr & Frost, New York and Palm Beach. 

Estate of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl 

Doyle New York

Sold for $4,375 (2013)

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littlehorrorshop:

Renée Adorée in The Show, 1927

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Coco Chanel

1935

Photo by Man Ray

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Verdura Maltese Cross Cuffs

c. 1930

Design by Fulco di Verdura

Property of Coco Chanel

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The Great Gatsby
This edition of The Great Gatsby is the result of a collaboration between Tiffany & Co. and Vintage Classics. It is based on designs in the Tiffany & Co. archives from the twenties when F. Scott Fitzgerald’s talent, beauty and notorious lifestyle made him one of best known writers of the Jazz Age.

The Great Gatsby

This edition of The Great Gatsby is the result of a collaboration between Tiffany & Co. and Vintage Classics. It is based on designs in the Tiffany & Co. archives from the twenties when F. Scott Fitzgerald’s talent, beauty and notorious lifestyle made him one of best known writers of the Jazz Age.

(Source: mote-historie)

Consuelo Vanderbilt Duchess of Marlborough
c. 1900

Consuelo Vanderbilt Duchess of Marlborough

c. 1900

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20th-century-man:

Vintage corset… 
The journey is its own reward…

20th-century-man:

Vintage corset… 

The journey is its own reward…

hollywoodlady:

Ava Gardner

hollywoodlady:

Ava Gardner

Art Deco Cartier Bangle Bracelet 
c. 1930
Cartier France
Rock Crystal, Platinum and Diamond
The carved rock crystal bangle centering stepped panels, spaced by 11 platinum plaques set with 88 old European-cut diamonds approximately 3.50 cts., signed Cartier, Made in France, with maker’s mark, partially obscured, one diamond-set plaque missing. Inner circle 8 inches.
Estate of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl 
Doyle New York
Sold for $100,000 (2013)

Art Deco Cartier Bangle Bracelet

c. 1930

Cartier France

Rock Crystal, Platinum and Diamond

The carved rock crystal bangle centering stepped panels, spaced by 11 platinum plaques set with 88 old European-cut diamonds approximately 3.50 cts., signed Cartier, Made in France, with maker’s mark, partially obscuredone diamond-set plaque missing. Inner circle 8 inches.

Estate of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl 

Doyle New York

Sold for $100,000 (2013)

(Source: mote-historie)

Art Deco Cartier Cigarette Lighter
1920’s
Cartier Paris
Black Enamel and Diamond 
Platinum, metal, the square-shaped black enamel lighter accented by a diamond-set platinum cover to reveal the lighter mechanism, pave-set with 80 old European and single-cut diamonds approximately 2.75 cts.,signed Cartier, Paris, Made in France, no. 0215.0, partially obscured, 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 7/16 inches.
Estate of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl
Doyle New York

Art Deco Cartier Cigarette Lighter

1920’s

Cartier Paris

Black Enamel and Diamond 

Platinum, metal, the square-shaped black enamel lighter accented by a diamond-set platinum cover to reveal the lighter mechanism, pave-set with 80 old European and single-cut diamonds approximately 2.75 cts.,signed Cartier, Paris, Made in France, no. 0215.0, partially obscured, 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 7/16 inches.

Estate of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl

Doyle New York

(Source: mote-historie)

Helen Dryden
January 1922
Vogue US Cover

Helen Dryden

January 1922

Vogue US Cover

(Source: mote-historie)

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Based on small case studies, the top 5 regrets of dying are: 1) Not living life being true to self 2) Having worked too hard 3) Not having the courage to express feelings 4) Not staying in touch with friends, and 5) Not letting yourself be happier.

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