The Gold Standard | The journal of The Gold Standard Institute

The dawn of the 20th century was a period of enormous excitement. Innovations went way beyond just the industrial advances popularly represented by the Henry Ford assembly line. In France, the 19th century development of haute couture had reached a peak. Fashion photography was born with the ‘shoot’ of Paul Poiret’s radically chic collection of gowns in Paris.

The Gold Standard | January 2014