The casual execution of some of Poiret's designs suggests the couturier's prioritization of the impact of a dress over the less apparent refinements and details of finish characteristic of the work of other couture houses
Court dress in "Makart" style, by Mme M. Frippel, Bodice of mustard silk velvet, centre front and sleeves of light blue faille covered in unbleached silk rayon, stand up collar. Skirt front section of light blue faille with hem ruffle and overskirt
Two-piece dress, Sweden, Pink silk moiré with white bobbin lace on machine-made tulle and white silk tulle. Hand- and machine-sewn. Skirt has eight panels. Hallwyl Museum, Sweden Little Mermaid Pink Dress - Absolutely!