Fashion

Jacques Doucet (1853 - 1929)

The Parisian fashion designer was one of the pioneers of haute couture, alongside Worth. His rich and famous clients ensured him great success and fortune that enabled him to be a prolific and passionate arts and literature patron. His richly adorned creations contrasted with the incredible modern art and Art Deco collection he accumulated.

Jacques Doucet, Cape Evening, 1900-05, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection New York
Jacques Doucet, Cape Evening, 1900-05, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection New York
Jacques Doucet, Coat Evening Fall-Winter, 1902, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Coat Evening Fall-Winter, 1902, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Afternoon, 1900-03, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Afternoon, 1900-03, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Evening, 1898-1900, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Evening, 1898-1900, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Ball Gown, 1898-1900, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Ball Gown, 1898-1900, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Cape Opera, 1890, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Cape Opera, 1890, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress, 1918-19, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress, 1918-19, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Afternoon, 1903, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Dress Afternoon, 1903, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, New York
Jacques Doucet, Evening Dress, 1903. ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama
Jacques Doucet, Evening Dress, 1903. ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama
Jacques Doucet's Salon, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet's Salon, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet by Leonetto Capiello, 1905
Jacques Doucet by Leonetto Capiello, 1905
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Suzanne Avril, 1902
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Suzanne Avril, 1902
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Rejane, 1903
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Rejane, 1903
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Elle s'appelle Manon…, Evening Cape, May, 1914, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Elle s'appelle Manon…, Evening Cape, May, 1914, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Le Coup de Vent, Ensemble, August, 1913 illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Le Coup de Vent, Ensemble, August, 1913 illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Fleur Merveilleuse, evening dress, March, 1914 illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Fleur Merveilleuse, evening dress, March, 1914 illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Le Soir Tombe…, evening dress, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Le Soir Tombe…, evening dress, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacques Doucet's apartment Photograph by Pierre Legrain Published in L'Illustration, c. 1929.
Jacques Doucet's apartment Photograph by Pierre Legrain Published in L'Illustration, c. 1929.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, exotic ebony cartonnier by Pierre Legrain with lacquer panels executed by Edouard Degaine.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, exotic ebony cartonnier by Pierre Legrain with lacquer panels executed by Edouard Degaine.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, table sat adjacent to the sofa by Eileen Gray, c. 1915
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, table sat adjacent to the sofa by Eileen Gray, c. 1915
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Amedeo Modigliani The Pink Blouse, 1919, Fondation Angladon-Dubrugeaud, Avignon, France
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Amedeo Modigliani The Pink Blouse, 1919, Fondation Angladon-Dubrugeaud, Avignon, France
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Man with a Guitar by Pablo Picasso, 1912, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Man with a Guitar by Pablo Picasso, 1912, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, The Snake Charmer Henri Rousseau in 1907
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, The Snake Charmer Henri Rousseau in 1907
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, sofa by Marcel Coard, 1927, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, sofa by Marcel Coard, 1927, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, cubistic carpet by Pierre Legrain executed, 1924
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, cubistic carpet by Pierre Legrain executed, 1924
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Oriental Cabinet  by Eileen Gray in 1915
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Oriental Cabinet by Eileen Gray in 1915
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Pablo Picasso Les Demoiselles d'Avignon of 1907, Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Pablo Picasso Les Demoiselles d'Avignon of 1907, Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, African chair created by Pierre Legrain in 1924
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, African chair created by Pierre Legrain in 1924
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, cabinet created by Paul-Louis Mergier 1928, Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, cabinet created by Paul-Louis Mergier 1928, Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Henri Matisse's Goldfish and Palette, 1914. IMuseum of Modern Art in New York
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Henri Matisse's Goldfish and Palette, 1914. IMuseum of Modern Art in New York
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, table executed by Pierre Legrain in 1923 , Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, table executed by Pierre Legrain in 1923 , Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, bureau created by Marcel Coard , 1925, Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, bureau created by Marcel Coard , 1925, Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Table created by Eileen Gray
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Table created by Eileen Gray
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Ah! Le Beau Guignol … Evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Ah! Le Beau Guignol … Evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacques Doucet's Appartment Paris, Comode created by Paul Iribarne Garay, dit Iribe
Jacques Doucet's Appartment Paris, Comode created by Paul Iribarne Garay, dit Iribe
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Robe Rose Day dress, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Robe Rose Day dress, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Les Gants Jaunes, evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Les Gants Jaunes, evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Soyez Discret !, evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Soyez Discret !, evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Chaine Fleurie , evening dress, Mars, 1913,  illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Chaine Fleurie , evening dress, Mars, 1913, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Ah ! Mon Beau Chateau… !, evening dress, Mars, 1913,  illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Ah ! Mon Beau Chateau… !, evening dress, Mars, 1913, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, L'Aprés Midi d'Un Faune, evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, L'Aprés Midi d'Un Faune, evening dress, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, L'Oiseu Bleu, evening Coat, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacque Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, L'Oiseu Bleu, evening Coat, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Ah! Le Belle Oiseau !, evening dress, Mars, 1913,  illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Ah! Le Belle Oiseau !, evening dress, Mars, 1913, illustration by Robert Dammy
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, S'Il ne Vient Pas, Nous Serons Seize, evening Coat,1914,  illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, S'Il ne Vient Pas, Nous Serons Seize, evening Coat,1914, illustration by Jacques Dresa
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Matinée de Printemps, ensemble, April, 1914,  illustration by J. Magnin
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Matinée de Printemps, ensemble, April, 1914, illustration by J. Magnin
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Quel Chapeau Faut-Il Mettre ?, dress, July, 1914,  illustration by J. Magnin
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Quel Chapeau Faut-Il Mettre ?, dress, July, 1914, illustration by J. Magnin
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, On Aurait Pu Nous Inviter Aussi …, dress, July, 1914
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, On Aurait Pu Nous Inviter Aussi …, dress, July, 1914
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Les Belles Dames du Paravent, dress
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, Les Belles Dames du Paravent, dress
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Souris
Jacques Doucet, in La gazette du Bon Ton, La Souris
Jacques Doucet's, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet's, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet by Capiello
Jacques Doucet by Capiello
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Marcelle Lender, 1903
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Marcelle Lender, 1903
Jacques Doucet room, by Henry Tenré, c.1912
Jacques Doucet room, by Henry Tenré, c.1912
Portrait of Jacques Doucet by Pierre Berger
Portrait of Jacques Doucet by Pierre Berger
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Marcelle Lender, 1903
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Marcelle Lender, 1903
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Barelli Wearing Pink Robe D'Apres Midi
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Barelli Wearing Pink Robe D'Apres Midi
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Barelli Wearing Pink Robe D'Apres Midi
Jacques Doucet, Mlle Barelli Wearing Pink Robe D'Apres Midi
Jacques Doucet's Hall, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet's Hall, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet's stair, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet's stair, Studio Saint James at Neuilly sur Seine
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Fauteuils aux Dragons  by Eileen Gray in 1922
Jacques Doucet's Studio Saint James, Fauteuils aux Dragons by Eileen Gray in 1922
Jacques Doucet, Sarah Bernhardt in Aiglon
Jacques Doucet, Sarah Bernhardt in Aiglon
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