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. The clothes are displayed in the rows parallel to the fruit and vegetables. "Beauty at the price of ugliness" became the official slogan of the
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. Laminated, brocade, taffeta, crepe, muslin
The first permanent fashion gallery of the musée de la Mode de Paris has finally opened after a century of expectation
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. We find, in a different atmosphere, the march of the times and the link with contemporary artists. The fashion illustrators first, followed by fashion photographers, each bringing
This exhibition takes us to discover the diversity of the Amazonian ecosystem. The colors of the sky, the rivers, the waterfalls and the forest have disappeared in favor of black and white visuals highlighting the contrasts of the landscapes in a sculptural way. The presence of sounds recorded in situ, in the heart of the Amazonian forest, plunges us into a
The originality and refinement of a piece of art is mainly linked to the materials that compose it, the rare pigments, the design and the shape of a model. Then comes the embellishment of the work, by an arrangement of patterns. Here inspired by the animal, floral, geometric universe
By creating Harper's Bazar magazine in New York in November 1867, the Harper brothers wanted to bring a wide range of content, putting the models of fashion designers in perspective with other creative fields of their time: literature, painting and photography. The illustration of fashion silhouettes on paper had been around for a long time: from the origins of printing, through
In the heart of the gallery rue de la Verrerie, Olivier Saillard invites us to a face-to-face confrontation between the two masters of the cut. Azzedine Alaïa had the opportunity to recover models from Cristobal Balenciaga, when he decided to close his Haute Couture house in 1968 in opposition to the advent of ready-to-wear.
The Guimet Museum regularly presents high-quality exhibitions dedicated to textiles. The heritage it recently inherited gives it the opportunity to repeat this with a selection of creations from the donation of 1,300 pieces from the collection of Lee Young-hee (1936-2018).
The new and vast exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs features a varied and complete universe: shoes. Like any wardrobe element, it has multiple uses, users, shapes and decorations.