04 décembre 2019

"L’étoffe des rêves de Lee Young-hee. Séoul-Paris" au Musée Guimet

L'Étoffe des rêves de Lee Young-hee — Séoul-Paris au Musée Guimet Considérée par son pays comme la plus grande figure de la mode coréenne, LEE Young-hee (1936-2018) était une exceptionnelle créatrice qui a su propulser l’image de la Corée moderne et décomplexée sur la scène internationale. Puisant son inspiration dans le vêtement traditionnel des femmes coréennes, le hanbok, son art s’épanouit dans une modernité sans cesse renouvelée passant de la parfaite maîtrise des formes traditionnelles aux figures aériennes d’un hanbok... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2019

International fashion exhibition opens at TextielMuseum this autumn

TILBURG.- From Chanel to Dior to Valentino, lace has been a source of inspiration for countless prestigious fashion houses. The TextielMuseum presents the international exhibition ‘The Art of Lace | Haute Couture from Chanel to Iris van Herpen’, featuring creations by the world’s most renowned names in fashion. Opening on 16 November, the exhibition portrays the innovative power of French Leavers lace and was previously on show in Calais. The visitor is given a behind-the-scenes look at lacemakers and couturiers: from... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2019

Marche et démarche au MAD Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Marche et démarche au MAD Musée des Arts Décoratifs PARIS - Après « la Mécanique des dessous » (2013) et « Tenue correcte exigée ! » (2017), le Musée des Arts Décoratifs poursuit l’exploration du rapport entre le corps et la mode avec un troisième volet aussi surprenant qu’original autour de la chaussure, la marche et la démarche. L’exposition « Marche et démarche. Une histoire de la chaussure », du 7 novembre 2019 au 23 février 2020, s’interroge sur le statut de cet accessoire... [Lire la suite]
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]