24 juillet 2019

Costume Institute's fall 2019 exhibition celebrates Sandy Schreier Collection gift

Evening Dress, Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) for House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937), summer 1961; Promised gift of Sandy Schreier. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope / Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- The Costume Institute's fall 2019 exhibition, In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection, will feature promised gifts from Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector who over the course of more than half a century assembled one of the finest private fashion collections in the... [Lire la suite]

20 juillet 2019

Exhibition marks Pierre Cardin's first New York retrospective in 40 years

Terry O'Neill (British, born 1938). Raquel Welch in a Pierre Cardin outfit featuring a miniskirt and necklace in blue vinyl, worn with a Plexiglas visor, 1970. Image courtesy of Iconic Images. © Terry O’Neill / Iconic Images. BROOKLYN, NY.- Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion traces the legendary career of one of the fashion world's most innovative designers, one whose futuristic designs and trailblazing efforts to democratize high fashion for the masses pushed the boundaries of the industry for more than seven decades. The... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

Philadelphia Museum Presents Major Exhibition of Art to Wear

Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder, 1977, by Susanna Lewis (Private collection). Photo by Otto Stupakoff © Julie Schafler Dale This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Off the Wall: American Art to Wear, a major exhibition that highlights a distinctive American art movement that emerged in the late 1960s and flourished during the following decades. It examines a generation of pioneering artists who used body-related forms to express a personal vision and frames their work in relation to the cultural, historical... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

Sotheby's unveils a collection dedicated to designer Martin Margiela

Martin Margiela, Spring-Summer 2006: A long coat made from a grey wool jacket with unfinished long panel at the back and left side. Estimate: €5,000-6,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. PARIS.- Sotheby's unveiled a collection dedicated to fashion’s most discreet designer Martin Margiela. Considered one of the most atypical couturiers of his generation, he is one of the very few designers to have achieved a radical renewal in the world of contemporary fashion. Nearly 220 items of clothing and accessories from a private... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2019

"Back Side - Dos à la mode". Une exposition "Hors les murs" du Palais Galliera

Kim Inslinski par Jeanloup Sieff, top et jupe Martine Sitbon, New York, 1997. © Estate of Jeanloup Sieff PARIS - Le Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris, présente Dos à la mode, une exposition hors les murs au musée Bourdelle, consacrée au vêtement vu de dos du XVIIIe siècle à nos jours. Dans nos sociétés obsédées par le visage et l’identité, le dos demeure une partie du vêtement particulièrement exploitée : traînes, décolletés et motifs ont pour vocation d’attirer le regard de l’autre. L’homme entretient... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2019

Balenciaga and Spanish Painting at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

“A good fashion designer must be an architect for the patterns, a sculptor for the shape, a painter for the designs, a musician for the harmony and a philosopher for the fit.” (Cristóbal Balenciaga) MADRID - This summer, 2019, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting an exhibition that connects the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga, the most admired and influential fashion designer of all times, to the tradition of Spanish painting of the 16th to the 20th centuries. This is the first... [Lire la suite]

22 avril 2019

"Adrian et Alaïa. L’art du tailleur" à la Galerie Azzedine Alaïa

Vue de l'exposition Adrian et Alaïa. L’art du tailleur. © Stéphane Aït Ouarab / La Mode en Images PARIS - Conçue par l’Association Azzedine Alaïa, cette exposition met en majesté deux grands noms de l’histoire de la mode en présentant 27 modèles de Gilbert Adrian qui conversent avec 27 modèles d’Azzedine Alaïa. A travers le prisme des tailleurs, dont tous deux partagent l’excellence et le raffinement, l’exposition montre à quel point la conception et la construction des vestes unissaient leurs deux univers marqués par la... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2019

En première mondiale, "Thierry Mugler : Couturissime" au Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Alan Strutt, Yasmin Le Bon, Palladium, Londres, 1997 ; Evening Standard Magazine, octobre 1997. Tenue : Thierry Mugler, collection La Chimère, modèle « La Chimère », haute couture automne-hiver 1997-1998. © Alan Strutt.  MONTREAL.- Thierry Mugler : Couturissime révèle les multiples univers du couturier, metteur en scène, photographe et parfumeur visionnaire Thierry Mugler. Initiée, produite et mise en tournée par le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (MBAM), en collaboration avec... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2019

Exhibition showcases over 60 examples of visually dynamic Central Asian ikat robes

Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection.  LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection. On view February 3–July 28, 2019, the exhibition showcases over 60 examples of visually dynamic Central Asian ikat robes and wall hangings. Organized by motif, Power of Pattern examines how the region’s textile designers, dyers, and weavers used improvisation and abstraction to... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2019

Asian Art Museum Explores Impact of Kimono on Global Fashion in Traveling Exhibition

Evening dress, Autumn/Winter 1991, by Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, b. 1942) for Comme des Garçons Noir. Silk taffeta with hand painting. Collection of The Kyoto Costume Institute. © The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama. Kimono Refashioned is an upcoming special exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco that explores the impact of kimono on global fashion, from the Victorian era to the digital age. Spotlighting more than 40 ensembles, accessories and artworks from close to 30 designers... [Lire la suite]