14 mai 2018

Exhibition examines the work of one of the most respected fashion designers in history

One of the displays at “Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier,” which opened this week at the Design Museum in London. Credit: Mark Blower  LONDON.- The Design Museum in London presents Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier, a major exhibition exploring the late designer’s unique creative talent and the timeless beauty of his work. Envisaged and curated by Monsieur Alaïa and Mark Wilson, Chief Curator of the Groninger Museum, the exhibition comprises designs stretching throughout Alaïa’s career from the early 1980s to... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2018

The Met Fifth Avenue and Met Cloisters Focuses on Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

John Galliano (British, born Gibraltar, 1960) for House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Evening ensemble, autumn/winter 2000–2001 haute couture. Courtesy of Dior Heritage Collection, Paris. Digital composite scan by Katerina Jebb. NEW YORK - The Costume Institute’s spring 2018 exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, on view from May 10 through October 8, 2018 (preceded on May 7 by The Costume Institute Benefit) is on view at The Met Fifth Avenue—in the medieval galleries, Mary and... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2018

Kunsthaus Zürich presents 'Fashion Drive. Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts'

 Jakob Lena Knebl, Chesterfield, 2014 (detail), Courtesy of Jakob Lena Knebl - Pleated skirt, c. 1526 (detail), Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Hofjagd- and Rüstkammer - William Larkin, Portrait of Diana Cecil, later Countess of Oxford, c. 1614-1618 (detail), English Heritage, The Iveagh Bequest (Kenwood, London) © Kunsthaus Zürich 2018 ZURICH.- From 20 April to 15 July 2018, visitors to the Kunsthaus Zürich can look forward to ‘Fashion Drive. Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts’. More than 230... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

“Cristóbal Balenciaga, Fashion and Heritage” at Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa

© Museo Balenciaga / Henri Cartier Bresson GETARIA - This year, 2018 – European Year of Heritage – marks the 50th anniversary since the Master of Haute Couture retired in 1968. An opportunity to reflect on the heritage value of Cristóbal Balenciaga’s work from the moment of closing his salons and stopping activity at his workshops in Paris, Madrid, Barcelona and San Sebastián. This is the starting point of the exhibition Cristóbal Balenciaga, fashion and heritage, the moment that Balenciaga’s creations left the... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2018

Smithsonian's Freer/Sackler weaves together traditional and contemporary fashion

WASHINGTON, DC.- “To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia,” is on view at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery March 24–July 29. Traditional 19-century ikat coats and panels from the Sackler’s collections, a gift of Guido Goldman, encourage visitors to explore the techniques and traditions that produced the Central Asian textiles. Alongside these historical objects are a number of Oscar de la Renta (1932– 2014) garments on loan from the Collection of Annette de la Renta and the Oscar de la Renta Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2018

Margiela / Galliera 1989/2009

Margiela / Galliera au Palais Galliera. PARIS - Première rétrospective consacrée à Martin Margiela à Paris, l’exposition retrace, du printemps-été 1989 au printemps-été 2009, la carrière du créateur belge qui questionna aussi bien les structures du vêtement que les systèmes de la mode. Diplômé de l’Académie royale des beaux-arts d’Anvers, département mode, en 1980, assistant de Jean Paul Gaultier entre 1984 et 1987, Martin Margiela (Louvain, 1957), chef de file de l’école d’Anvers, est le seul créateur belge de sa génération... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2018

'Azzedine Alaïa: “Je suis couturier”. Paris show pays homage to 'eternal style' of late designer

A new exhibition of Azzedine Alaïa's works, 'Je suis couturier', at the late designer's studio in the Marais in Paris, runs until June. © MAISON ALAÏA  PARIS - Two months after legendary designer Azzedine Alaia's sudden death plunged the fashion world into mourning, an exhibition in homage to the "King of Cling" opened Monday in his studios in Paris. The Tunisian-born designer, renowned for the way his clothes hugged the body, died suddenly in November aged 82, reportedly of heart failure after falling down... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2017

ART DECO at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

"Les Choses de Paul Poiret", with designs by Paul Poiret, drawn by Georges Lepape, 1911, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. THE HAGUE.- The exhibition Art Deco – Paris sheds new light on the birth of Art Deco. The name of the movement is taken from the Exposition Internationale des Art Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes held in Paris in 1925. The foundations of this opulent, decorative art movement were laid much earlier, however. Couturier Paul Poiret played an important and inspiring role in... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2017

A Balenciaga couture grey moss crêpe dinner dress, 1953

Lot 220. A Balenciaga couture grey moss crêpe dinner dress, 1953. Estimate:£1500 - £2000. Courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions A Balenciaga couture grey moss crêpe dinner dress, 1953. Eisa labelled, of complex construction, the cross-over rear bodice and skirt fastened by buttons to the front left hip, culminating in front waist ties with fringed taffeta sash-ends, bust approx 92cm, 36in Provenance: Previously on loan to the Balenciaga Foundation, Getaria. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Passion for Fashion, 20th... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2017

A Balenciaga couture pink slubbed satin evening gown, Spring-Summer 1961

Lot 233. A Balenciaga couture pink slubbed satin evening gown, Spring-Summer, 1961. Estimate:£3000 - £5000. Courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions A Balenciaga couture pink slubbed satin evening gown, Spring-Summer, 1961. Eisa labelled, the bias-cut front bodice panels forming a point, the rear sack-back draped and held in a bow above the trained hem, bust approx 92cm, 36in. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Passion for Fashion, 20th November 2017