Spoonflower

Announcing Cotton Spandex Jersey!

Hamburger5

shopping cart

Demimonde

Home > Shop > susaninparis > 'Demimonde'

(From Wikipedia) Demi-monde refers to a group of people who live hedonistic lifestyles, usually in a flagrant and conspicuous manner. The term was commonly used in Europe from the late 18th to the early 20th century, and modern use often refers to that period[citation needed]. Its connotations of pleasure-seeking contrasted with wealth and high-class behavior make it comparable to the later jet set or nomenklatura. The term was often used as one of disapprobation, the behavior of a person in the demimonde being contrary to more traditional or bourgeois values. Such behaviors often included drinking or drug use, gambling, high spending (particularly in pursuit of fashion, as through clothing as well as servants and houses), and sexual promiscuity. The term demimondaine referred to a woman who embodied these qualities; later it became a euphemism for a courtesan or prostitute. The term 'demimonde' is French for "half the world". It derives from a comedy by Alexandre Dumas fils published in 1855 called Le Demi-Monde.

Click on any design to visit its page and purchase fabric
Glows in the Dark - purple
Glows in the Dark - purple & large
Glows in the Dark - pink & smaller
Comfort from the Storm - variation Danish Modern - large
Bubbles in B&W-vertical
Chantilly Lace Wanna Be
Glows in the Dark - purple & smaller
Look Up-variation 1
Comfort from the Storm
Loco Motion - large
Pink Champagne
Glows in the Dark - pink
Comfort from the Storm - large
Comfort from the Storm - smaller
Loco Motion - enhanced colors, larger
Comfort from the Storm - variation Danish Modern - smaller
Glows in the Dark - pink & large
Loco Motion - enhanced colors
Look Up
Loco Motion - enhanced colors-smaller
Comfort from the Storm - variation Danish Modern
Look Up - large and original
Privacy Terms of Service Seller Agreement

© 2008-2015 Spoonflower Inc