Pierre Bulloz, Paris, ca. 1910. Deep purple silk satin; set of jacket, bodice, and skirt; black silk faille belt; white cotton tulle jabot on bodice. Kyoto Costume Institute: "Women started wearing tailored suits, with designs that were influenced by men's clothing, in the middle of the 19th century as traveling wear or sportswear. At around 1910 they became a popular wardrobe staple."