Category Archives: FASHION

LENA WAITHE AT THE MET

Lena Waithe arriving at the Met Gala tonight, a rainbow cape for Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.

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HEAVENLY BODIES – FASHION AND THE CATHOLIC IMAGINATION, through October 8.

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

metmuseum.org/heavenly-bodies

Image credit: Met Gala Instagram.

ALAÏA — JE SUIS COUTURIER

The house of Azzedine Alaïa is open and will welcome the public to a series of rotating exhibitions at the late designer’s Marais home and headquarters.

The first show organized by Association Alaïa – Carla Sozzani, Olivier Saillard, and Alaïa’s partner Christoph Von Weyhe – is the homage AZZEDINE ALAÏA—JE SUIS COUTURIER (curated by Saillard), and it’s up until late spring, 2018.

 

AZZEDINE ALAÏA—JE SUIS COUTURIER, through June 10.

AZZEDINE ALAÏA, 18 rue de la Verrerie, 4th, Paris.

fashionunfiltered.com/azzedine-alaia-je-suis-couturier-paris-exhibit

Photographs courtesy of Azzedine Alaïa.

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MARGIELA — LES ANNÉES HERMÈS

The 2017 Antwerp exhibition on the Hermès years of Martin Margiela is now up at MAD, organized by the designer.

 

MARGIELA—LES ANNÉES HERMÈS

Through September 2.

Musée des Arts Décoratifs

107 rue de Rivoli, 1st, Paris.

Above: Image from the Antwerp catalogue courtesy of Lannoo.

Below: Maison Martin Margiela, Autumn/Winter 1996-1997. Photograph by Anders Edström.

MARGIELA AT PALAIS GALLIERA

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MARGIELA GALLIERA 1989-2009, the first Paris retrospective exhibition dedicated to Martin Margiela, is now on view at Palais Galliera.

The show is a collaboration between former Galliera director Olivier Saillard, curator Alexandre Samson, scenographer Ania Martchenko, and Margiela.

“[Margiela] was here until last night doing the makeup for the mannequins. You can feel him in the exhibition—you can recognize everywhere the print of his hands. I did nothing, he did everything.” — Olivier Saillard to Cathy Horyn, March 1, 2018*

 

MARGIELA GALLIERA 1989-2009, through July 15.

PALAIS GALLIERA, 10 avenue Pierre Ier de Serbie, 16th, Paris.

palaisgalliera.paris.fr/margiela/galliera-1989-2009

* Cathy Horynthecut.com/cathy-horyn-margiela-galleria-exhibit

Press release: palaisgalliera.paris.fr/dossiers_de_presse/margiela

Image credits: Palais Galliera and Martin Margiela.

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