The retro look quickly faded in favor of the revolutionary designs of Paul Poiret. He quickly became the most prominent fashion designer in Paris. He showed slim, straight skirts and insisted on fewer undergarments. The empire waist returned.
Maroon silk satin with plain-woven stripes of thin white & black stripes lined with tan cotton. Closely fitted, with boned seams & darts. emuseum of the Connecticut Historical SocietySource. Very Tim Burton esque in my opinion.