Behind the Designs…Get to know Piguet, Robert

1901-1953, Designer. Robert was born in Yverdon Switzerland. He was formerly traned as a banker, and in 1918 he went to Paris where he worked with Redfern and Poiret. In 1933 he founded his own house and kept it open until 1951 when he retired. His designs were often used by major designers such as Balmain, Bohan, Dior, Givenchy, and Galanos. He was a favored designer for his dramatic gowns and romantic style. Check out a selection of his amazing designs below.

Source: The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers.


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Robert Piguet
Fitting for Robert Piguet’s Autumn Show
Source: 1946, Paris, France --- Fitting for Robert Piguet's Autumn Show --- Image by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS
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Robert Piguet

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