Kittyinva: Maurice was a fine dresser. Note the double-breasted suit jacket, tie pin and hat arranged at a masculine, but jaunty angle.
It was fascinating to read Mistinguett’s take on their relationship in her bio. although I suspect she was less than entirely candid - even so,it’s evident that their affair had a lasting impact on her. And yes, he could certainly dress!
From Augusta Auctions: Worth Empire evening gown, circa 1912. Pale blue silk charmeuse covered with black silk tulle, sides embroidered in vermichelli pattern crystal beads, pattern interrupted with black bugle beads in swirling bands and sheaves of wheat, 2 large black and white jeweled rounds at center back, small train, white silk petersham with woven label Paris Worth and inked on back “4709”.