12 mars 2022

Dressed. 7 women - 200 years of fashion

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Photo: Anne Schönharting  HAMBURG.- Our wardrobe is among our most personal possessions. Nothing is closer to our bodies. Alongside its purely practical function, clothing is also a nuanced means of communication and self-expression. The exhibition DRESSED. 7 WOMEN – 200 YEARS OF FASHION presents seven fashion-conscious women and their wardrobes, ranging from the nineteenth century to the present day. The spotlight is on the personalities and biographies of the wearers, who reveal... [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]
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]
26 juin 2018

Getty Museum opens major survey of 100 years of fashion photography

Yohji Yamamoto, Autumn/Winter 1995 (detail), 1995. David Sims (British, born 1966). Chromogenic print, 88.9 x 71.1 cm. LOS ANGELES, CA.- At their core, fashion photographs are made for consumption in magazines and advertising. They are intended to arouse desire in viewers, whether it be for beauty, style, or even the trendiest lip shade or haircut. To capture attention, fashion photographs perpetually shift style or approach in the face of social, political, and economic change. Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2016

Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto
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05 janvier 2016

Yohji Yamamoto straw hat with clear plastic overlay, Vogue 2004

Yohji Yamamoto straw hat with clear plastic overlay, Vogue 2004. Photographed by Irving Penn
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05 décembre 2015

Sarah Moon's most comprehensive exhibition to date on view at Deichtorhallen in Hamburg

Sarah Moon: Fashion 9 Yohji Yamamoto, 1996 © Sarah Moon HAMBURG.- With a special focus on the film works, for the first time ever the oeuvre of the photographer Sarah Moon is being presented as a retrospective in the House of Photography at theDeichtorhallen. Some 350 photographs and five films allow visitors to immerse themselves in Sarah Moon’s magical world.  Sarah Moon: The Birnbaum, 1992 © Sarah Moon Born in 1941, the photographer grew up in England and France. After working in Paris as a model for several years,... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2011

Paris Spring 2012 Ready-to-Wear: Yohji Yamamoto

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13 août 2011

"Le Tricot dans la Mode: Un Fil à Dénouer" @ MOMU Anvers

De 16 mars jusqu'à 14 août 2011 le MoMu présente l'exposition Le Tricot dans la Mode: Un Fil à Dénouer. Le MoMu invite le visiteur à découvrir la grande et riche variété de vêtements et d'accessoires en tricot à travers les siècles précédents, avec une attention plus particulière pour les pièces haute couture et leurs interprétations dans la mode au quotidien. Les créations phares des stylistes et des marques, tant au niveau national qu' international (Ann Salens, Vivienne Westwood, Sonia Rykiel, Missoni), les pièces... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2011

Yohji Yamamoto @ Victoria and Albert Museum in London

Sleeveless white felt dress with large collar, Yohji Yamamoto, Autumn/Winter 1996-7, Juste des Vêtements exhibition, Musée de la Mode et du Textile, Paris, 2005 © Courtesy of Gael Amzalag LONDON.- This spring the V&A opened the first UK solo exhibition celebrating the life and work of Yohji Yamamoto, one of the world's most influential and enigmatic fashion designers. This installation-based retrospective, taking place 30 years after his Paris debut, features over 80 garments spanning Yamamoto’s career. The exhibition explores... [Lire la suite]