After a meeting between the creations of Balenciaga and Alaïa, the Fondation Azzedine Alaïa now showcases the couturier's work side by side with that of Madame Grès.
Uzbekistan is located at the crossroads of civilizations, between India, Persia and China. Various religions and practices have existed side by side and influenced the handicrafts: Muslims and Zoroastrians in particular.
The name 'Black Indians' represents the slave populations from Africa that were settled in New Orleans. They were supported by the Native Americans, who were also treated as slaves. In the 18th century, these two communities came together and shared their cultures in dance and music.
The spirit of Elsa Schiaparelli's creation and originality is captured here. The designer has developed a very personal identity strongly inspired by the symbolism and fantasy world.
Following the launch of ready-to-wear clothing in the 1950s, the Prisunic chain was inspired by American marketing methods. They took on the challenge of selling collections of goods and apparel in the world of supermarkets.