On the roads to Samarkand. Wonders of Silk and Gold – Institut du Monde Arabe
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.
Black Indians from New Orleans – Musée du Quai Branly
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.
La Galerie Dior
The opening of the Galerie Dior reveals the place where the adventure of the Maison Dior began on Avenue Montaigne in the immediate post-World War II era. While raw material restrictions are due to post-war rationing, Christian Dior arrives with structured models and generous lengths of fabric. With a sharp waist, rounded shoulders and widened hips, the Dior silhouette was
What is the art direction of a brand?
The artistic direction of a brand is the aesthetic orientation that its founder wishes to take. It includes all the choices that concern the taste, values and atmosphere that make a project unique.
Creation of a collection
Mood boards give the precise tone and act as a jumping point for the processes used to create a collection from scratch: selection of color ranges, clothing lines, print creations, accessories, communication, photo shoots
Shocking ! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli – Musée des Arts décoratifs
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.
Le design pour tous – De Prisunic à Monoprix, une aventure française – Musée des Arts décoratifs
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.
Yves Saint-Laurent – Behind the scenes of haute couture in Lyon – Musée Yves Saint-Laurent
Immersion in the creative process of Yves Saint-Laurent through the filter of fabrics. Starting with the material, the designer adapts the conception of his models by considering the way each fabric falls.
A history of fashion. Collecting & exhibiting at the Palais Galliera – Musée de la Mode de Paris
The first permanent fashion gallery of the musée de la Mode de Paris has finally opened after a century of expectation
Vogue Paris 1920-2020 – Palais Galliera
Fashion magazine exhibitions are in fashion. After Harper's Bazaar at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, the Musée de la Mode de Paris - Palais Galliera takes over with a retrospective on Vogue Paris magazine.