07 avril 2017

Modern millinery will be highlighted in ‘The Hats of Stephen Jones’

Stephen Jones, British, born 1957; “Spirits Drifting”, from Drifting and Dreaming Collection, Spring Summer 2011; turkey feathers (Meleagris gallopavo domesticus); Stephen Jones Millinery © Stephen Jones ST. LOUIS—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present The Hats of Stephen Jones, a special installation of eight hats designed by one of the world’s best known contemporary milliners. The hats will be installed as gallery interventions throughout the museum from April 21 through Sept. 4. A British artist, Jones came to prominence... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2017

«Dalida, une garde-robe, de la ville à la scène » au Palais Galliéra

Dalida, Paris, Bobino, Octobre 1958. © Boris Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet PARIS - Émouvante et passionnée Dalida demeure une star immensément populaire. Le Palais Galliera lui rend hommage en exposant sa garde-robe, objet d’une récente donation faite par son frère Orlando. Amoureuse de la mode, elle a tout osé, tout porté : robes New-Look des années 50 griffées Jacques Estérel, robe chasuble du Balmain seventies, sobre et chic en Loris Azarro, flamboyante en costumes paillettes et disco par Michel Fresnay dans les années 80,... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2017

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announces series of luxury accessories and couture auctions

  CHICAGO, IL.- Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will conduct two sales of curated couture and luxury accessories for the upcoming spring season. The April 5 Luxury Accessories and Couture auction will include over 150 lots spanning from the 1920s onward by iconic designers. Starting March 27 and running through April 7 is a timed online only sale, Spring Staples, which will feature everyday couture from Hermes scarves to costume jewelry. The April 5 auction includes numerous Hermes handbags in bright colors such as a gold... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2017

"Balenciaga, L’œuvre au noir" au musée Bourdelle

PARIS - Présentée hors les murs au Musée Bourdelle (Paris 15e), cette exposition inaugure la saison espagnole du Palais Galliera qui se poursuivra avec "Costumes espagnols entre ombre et lumière" à la Maison Victor Hugo (21 juin - 24 septembre 2017) et se clôturera avec "Mariano Fortuny" au Palais Galliera (4 octobre 2017 - 7 janvier 2018). En hommage à Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972), le couturier des couturiers, le Palais Galliera présente au musée Bourdelle : Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir résonnant des sonorités... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2017

The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined at Belvedere, Vienna

Exhibition View The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined, Barbican Centre, 2016 Photo: © Belvedere, Vienna VIENNA - The exhibition The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined explores the challenging yet compelling territory of taste in fashion. Starting in March 2017 and showcasing over 120 objects spanning the Renaissance to the 21st century, the exhibition at Prince Eugene’s Winter Palace seeks to stimulate discussion around the definition of the word “vulgar.” Based on statements by Coco Chanel and Jonathan Swift, the underlying thesis of the... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Hubert de Givenchy, Fuchsia Dress with Ruffle, 1958

Hubert de Givenchy, Fuchsia Dress with Ruffle, 1958 © John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc. Silk shantung. A sleeveless dress in fuchsia silk shantung with a ruffle down front from the shoulder to the hem. This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy for a Jacques Lowe photographic sitting, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, 1959.  Jackie Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, 1959. Photo Jacques Lowe

08 février 2017

Hubert de Givenchy. Ivory Embroidered Evening Dress, Spring-Summer 1961

Hubert de Givenchy. Ivory Embroidered Evening Dress, Spring-Summer 1961 © John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc. Ziberline; silk floss; silk ribbon; seed pearls. A full length evening dress in ivory Ziberline with an A-line skirt. The bodice is embroidered with lilies of the valley and roses; the skirt is unadorned. The gown was embroidered by Hurel with silk floss, silk ribbon, and seed pearls.  This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to dinner at Versailles, France, June 1, 1961. Also worn to a congressional... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2017

Groundbreaking contemporary fashion exhibition comes to Carnegie Museum of Art

PITTSBURGH, PA.- Fashion designer Iris van Herpen (Dutch, b. 1984) marries precision and meticulous handcraft, inventive technological solutions, and a striking, futuristic aesthetic. Organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and the Groninger Museum, The Netherlands, Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion gathers seven years of van Herpen’s original haute couture for this exhibition: her first North American tour. On view at Carnegie Museum of Art, it presents works from 15 of her collections across a bewildering... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2017

V&A to stage the first ever UK exhibition on fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga

Alberta Tiburzi in 'envelope' dress by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Harper's Bazaar, June 1967 © Hiro 1967 LONDON.- This May, the V&A will open the first ever UK exhibition exploring the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga and his continuing influence on modern fashion. It will be the first of its kind to look at his unique approach to making and will showcase pieces by his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today. The exhibition marks the centenary of the opening of Balenciaga’s first... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2017

'Star Wars and the Power of Costume' showcases wardrobes, creative process and design

DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum is presenting Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, on view through April 2, 2017. The exhibition gives DAM visitors a look behind the scenes into the fantasy, marvel and delight of bringing characters in the Star Wars universe to life through a dramatic presentation of original costumes. Star Wars and the Power of Costume closely examines the captivating process of costume conception and design for iconic outfits, from Princess Leia’s unforgettable bikini to Darth Vader’s imposing black... [Lire la suite]