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The 18th century back in fashion

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From 8 July to 9 October 2011, the Palace of Versailles and the Musée Galliera present an exhibition in the apartments of the Grand Trianon dedicated to the influence of the 18th century on modern fashion.
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Vivienne Westwood, Karl Lagerfeld pour Chanel, Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Lacroix, Olivier Theyskens pour Rochas, Martin Margiela, Azzedine Alaïa, Alexander McQueen pour Givenchy, Yohji Yamamoto, Thierry Mugler… all of them fantasised about the 18th century.

Between haute couture and ready-to-wear, fifty models by great designers of the 20th century dialogue with costumes and accessories from the 18th century and show how this century is quoted with constant interest. These pieces come from the archives of maisons de couture and from the Galliera’s collections.

Vogue at Versailles

This exhibition is organised with the Galliera museum

 


With the sponsorship of Montres Breguet SA,

sponsor of the Petit Trianon and Grand Sponsor of the Ministry of Culture and Communication

and with the assistance of for the mannequins.

In media partnership with

 

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