A history of underwear in Paris

Undergarments in all shapes and forms have taken over the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. La mécanique des dessous, une histoire indiscrète de la silhouette (The mechanisms of underwear, an inquisitive history of the figure) leads us through the fascinating history of underwear with 200 looks ranging from the 14th century to today. What…

Paris Haute Couture

Paris Haute Couture is the fashion exhibition of the moment in Paris. With the support of Swarovski, the Hôtel de Ville de Paris hosts more than 100 magnificent designs of the past century for you to see up close. Born from the wild imagination of designers, created with the best materials and endless hours of…

Fashioning Fashion exhibition in Paris: European style from 1715 to 1900

One of my favorite museums in Paris, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, is organizing the beautiful exhibition Fashioning Fashion until April 14th. Initiated by the LACMA in Los Angeles, this show presents the evolution of European style from 1715 to 1900 with more than 100 looks. A fascinating travel in the past and a true…

Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations windows at Bergdorf Goodman

The Met gala has come and gone, which means only one thing: there is a major fashion exhibition underway in New York City! After Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty (post here), the venerable institution gives us Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, on show starting today until August 19th 2012. Every year, Bergdorf Goodman designs its 5th…