||Enjoy these colorful and suprisingly whimsical Edwardian Paris fashion plates that illustrate pre-war Haute Couture. We have chosen these 80 plates for their artistic qualities. Art Deco influenced many of these artists. This is advertising art at it's finest. Illustrations include day dresses, garden dresses, costumes, coats, swimsuits and evening gowns. Paris Fashion Plates were printed in newspapers and "Ladies" journals and were coveted examples for women all over the world to take to their local dressmaker.