13 octobre 2019

Kunsthal Rotterdam opens the first retrospective on French creator Thierry Mugler

Dominique Issermann, Jerry Hall. Photo: © Dominique Issermann. Outfit: Thierry Mugler, Les Insectes collection, haute couture spring/summer 1997. ROTTERDAM.- This fall the Kunsthal Rotterdam presents the first retrospective on French creator Thierry Mugler. This major exhibition will reveal the multiple universes of this undeniably artistic figure – visionary couturier, director, photographer and perfumer – in a retrospective of his work, especially his ready-to-wear and haute couture creations. Initiated,... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2019

“Paris, Capital of Fashion” at The Museum at FIT

In an undated image provided by The Museum at FIT, from left, two dresses from about 1755-1760 and a fall 2000 haute couture design by John Galliano for Christian Dior with an underskirt and a metal frontpiece, at The Museum at FIT in New York. Two new exhibitions in New York detail the evolution, and survival, of the fashion industry in France. (The Museum at FIT via The New York Times). NEW YORK - Paris is widely regarded as “the most glamorous and competitive of the world’s fashion capitals” (to quote The New Yorker).... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

Powder that wig: Paris fashion goes all 18th century

Belgian designer Dries Van Noten (R) and French designer Christian Lacroix acknowlegde the audience after the Dries Van Noten fashion show during the Women's Spring-Summer 2020 Ready-to-Wear collection fashion show in Paris, on September 25, 2019. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP. PARIS (AFP).- Dries Van Noten and Christian Lacroix channelled "Barry Lyndon", Andreas Kronthaler and Vivienne Westwood Mozart, and on Sunday US designer Thom Browne went potty for Madame de Pompadour.With designers' falling out of love with... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2019

The work of fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga on view at Bendigo Art Gallery

Dovima with Sacha, cloche and suit by Balenciaga, Café des Deux Magots, Paris, 1955, © The Richard Avedon Foundation. BENDIGO.- The work of fashion revolutionary Cristobal Balenciaga is on show at Bendigo Art Gallery.  Cristobal Balenciaga’s exquisite craftsmanship and pioneering use of fabrics revolutionised the female silhouette, setting the scene for modern design. His garments are characterised by their sculptural quality, deft manipulation of textiles and dramatic use of colour and texture. Revered by his... [Lire la suite]
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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]