IRFÉ Renaissance!

IRFÉ – Irina and Felix Youssoupoff

Irina and Felix YoussoupoffIrina Youssoupoff

In 1924 IRFÉ shut its doors in Paris. The story of this Russian Fashion House it is a real heritage from times of Russia. Founded by Prince Felix Youssoupoff and his wife Irina, the niece of the last Russian Czar Nicholas II, IRFÉ rapidly conquered a following amid chic European and American customers who were dazzled by its aristocratic founders.

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The international success of refined cocktail dresses, elegant and modern casual clothes and “avant-garde” sportswear for that time.

Day dress by IRFÉ, c.1927, worn by Anne Armstrong Jones
Day dress by IRFÉ, c.1927, worn by Anne Armstrong Jones

Launched perfumes were also very popular: Irina and Felix Youssoupoff offered four aromas: one for blondes, another — for brunettes, the third — for red-haired, the fourth — for women of «elegant age».

IRFÉ PERFUME BY PRINCESS MARGHERITE GREEK
IRFÉ PERFUME BY PRINCESS MARGHERITE GREEK
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After being closed for 80 years IRFÉ reopened its doors headed by Olga Sorokina – a new owner and creative Director. In 2006 a retrospective with a symbolic title took place at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris) so that the public could rediscover IRFÉ. Today, its collection is sold in more than 85 shops in 23 countries.

Maison Irfé Capri, Italie

Irfé, Capri Italy
irfe fashion house owner and creative director
Olga Sorokina IRFÉ FASHION HOUSE OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Olga Sorokina IRFÉ Fashion house owner and creative director

Sources :
irfe.com
twitter.com/IRFE_Paris
creativeideas.tv

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