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In the Belle Epoque, c. 1913, aigrette tiaras became the rage in women’s fashion. They were inspired by the egret feathers and jewels that Ottoman emperors wore on their turbans. Cartier used this as inspiration to make aigrette tiaras such as this one.

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Wonderful Belle Epoque Evening Dress, c. 1911. By Callot Soeurs, love the combination of textures and fabrics

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Cléo de Mérode, French dancer of the Belle époque. Beautiful woman & clothing.

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from Fashion through History

Edwardian beauties – inspiration

Dressed for Tea, ca. 1917.

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from L'ancienne cour

L'ancienne cour -antique-royals: 1910 -

A belle epoque tiara, 1910. A kokoshnic style bandeau, worn on the back of the head, and possibly upside down, as was becoming increasingly popular as the era waned and gave rise to Art Deco.

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