Comme Des Garçons
The exhibition explores the 50-year historical past of the Ebony Vogue Fair (1958-2009), an unparalleled charity fashion present event that redefined the ideas of magnificence, style, and empowerment for African Individuals. Style after Vogue is co-curated by Hazel Clark and Ilari Laamanen in collaboration with the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York and Parsons College of Design, The New College, New York, with help from MAD’s Assistant Curator Barbara Paris Gifford and Curatorial Assistant and Project Manager Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy.
Fast ahead over 300 years, and visitors to the exhibition may also be capable to see another embroidered jacket (Object 75), this time from 1948, by Paris couturier Lucien Lelong and worn by major movie star ‘Gone with the Wind’ actress Vivien Leigh.
Along with viewing numerous attire and creations by Valentino, Armani, Fendi, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Emilio Pucci, to call just some, the public will discover items by new and emerging designers as well as a spread of equipment, pictures, magazines, drawings and movie clips: all witnesses to the glamour and affect of Italian style from 1945 to right this moment.
It’s inconceivable to think about the Mexican painter with out picturing her bright shawls and floral headpieces, her heavy conventional jewelry and embroidered Tehuana dresses – and now, a serious retrospective of Kahlo’s vibrant vogue is coming to London.
The musée Bourdelle will then hand over to the Maison Victor Hugo, which is able to present the exhibition Habits aux couleurs de l’Espagne (Clothes in Spanish Colours) including more than eighty traditional Spanish fits and accessories, dating back to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.