marchesa luisa casati - "i want to be a living work of art"

Luisa, Marchesa Casati Stampa Di Soncino, "Queen Of The Night" Costume, House Of Worth, 1922 “I want to be a living work of art.

I like this, for some reason I'm reminded of Alister Crowley / tc

Luisa, Marchesa Casati Stampa di Soncino, "Queen of the Night" costume, House of Worth, 1922

Luisa Casati with crystal ball wearing a Poiret dress, photographer unknown, ca. 1913.

Marchesa Luisa Casati - 1913 - Costume designed by Paul Poiret - Watsonette

Everywhere she went, she set trends, inspired genius and astounded even the most jaded members of the international aristocracy.  Without question, the Marchesa Casati was the most scandalous woman of her day.

Marchesa Luisa Casati - Indo-Persane costume designed by Leon Bakst, Venice, 1913

*love this*

Hedy Lamarr in Gilbert Adrian - 1941 - Ziegfeld Girl - Photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull vintage fashion style color photo print ad model magazine movie star portrait white gown dress evening formal

Costume, Beauty, Nature

Luisa Casati -in Arlecchino Bianco costume

Interesting Historical Italians - Marchesa Luisa Casati wearing Arlecchino Bianco - 1913 - Costume by Guiglio de Blaas Best party thrower ever!

poiret - possibly not the best outfit to go clubbing in - but really love it!

Costume for the Marchesa Casati, “Fountain” costume designed by Paul Poiret, early

Maria Luisa Casati

Marquise La Casati in Fountain Costume, designed by couturier Paul Poiret 1920