Posts Tagged ‘haute couture’

Paris fashion: an elegant couture accessory at the Musée Galliera exhibition

Once-in-a-Lifetime Paris Fashion

Paris Haute Couture,” from the Musée Galliera, offers a handpicked bouquet of history’s most stunning fashion. Not only can it be yours—it’s absolutely free. That’s because, like every exhibition at the Hôtel de Ville, the landmark tribute to Paris fashion is open to anyone. Its 100 dresses were chosen from more than 20,000, and the whole show is being sponsored by Swarovski. The Austrian crystals have lent their luster to haute couture since 1895.

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Paris Fashion: A New Museum, a Stunning Show

Finally Paris fashion has a museum all its own! Under renovation for the last four years, Palais Galliera has now reopened with Alaïa. It’s the first French tribute ever for Azzedine Alaïa, who has been making […]

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Christian Dior Takes Verbal Eloquence to New Heights in Paris Fashion

Normally, a visit to the Rodin Museum means admiring the sculptor’s most revolutionary works of art: The Kiss; The Thinker; and The Burghers of Calais. But last week, on March 4, 2011, another kind of revolution took place here in the Paris fashion world, one that has rocked the world of high fashion—namely the Dior fall-winter prêt-à-porter women’s fashion show held beneath a cavernous tent put up in the Rodin gardens. What took place was far more radical than Dior’s 1947 New Look.

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