Saturday, November 2, 2013

Paul Poiret in the USA

Cosmetics and Toiletries, Volume 17, 1922:
"Paul Poiret, the world famous designer of apparel for women, who manufactures at Courbevoie, France, a line of perfumes under the name of Rosine, in honor of his daughter, Rosine arrived on the France, August 26 ,and sailed for home on the Paris, September 13, after spending a few weeks in the United States. 
M. Poiret spent considerable time with Maurice Levy, 12 W. 41st street, New York City, who handles the Rosine line of perfumes in the United States. M. Poiret maintains an art school and his students decorate and design containers and bottles in which his perfumes are sold. The working hours of the factory are from 8 am to 7 pm and luncheon and wine are served to all employes. 
M. Poiret states that he is trying to work along new lines and employs novel aromatic products that give a new note to his perfumes."

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