Fashion brand Chloé opened cultural space La Maison Chloé in Paris with an exhibition centered on photographer Guy Bourdin's work.
The house of Christian Dior is celebrating its 70th anniversary in a big way: a grand retrospective reuniting 300 haute couture gowns! On top of this impressive size, I loved how much I learned from this exhibition and that there is an emotional side in each room. You can feel through the dresses and archives … Continue reading 70 years of Christian Dior at Musée des Arts Décoratifs
There’s a peculiar timing between autumn and Christmastime. We are just leaving a season with golden feisty hues, only to realize that winter has crept in with icy temperatures and desolate bare branches. At the same time, cheery Christmas lights are being hung up in the streets and shops, announcing merry holidays to come. My … Continue reading Life in Paris between Autumn and Christmas
The button tray from Yves Saint Laurent’s couture atelier So you thought buttons were just a detail? The lovely exhibition Unbutton Fashion at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs will prove you wrong. Buttons held a central place in fashion history, revealed social positions (often higher class) and mirrored major social events. Some of them are … Continue reading Buttons through the ages at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs