This amazing exhibition features the most beautiful dresses and costumes designed by Jean-Paul Gaultier, the genius and rebel “enfant terrible” from the french fashion world. It takes place at the Grand Palais in Paris. It’s better to book in advance on their website, because it is very successful and you may have to wait a long time at the entrance.
Jean-Paul Gaultier was born in 1952 near Paris. He started to work for Pierre Cardin in 1970, than for Jacques Esterel and Jean Patou.
His first collection was released in 1976. It was the beginning of a brilliant career in the fashion industry. He worked for movies and music stars like Madonna, Kylie Minogue,Milene Farmer, Marilyn Manson etc…
in this article, I show you 80 pictures of the best dresses from this exhibition.
Page 11 you can see as well some pictures from the exhibition shop.
James Bond collection :this dress was made for his favorite model, Farida Khelfa. Spring-Summer 1979
made for Ellen von Hunwerth . High-Tech collection. trash bag dress and ashtray. fall-winter 1980
hood bathsuit. Les Plongeuses collection. Spring- Summer 1978
This puppet was used by the popular TV show “Les guignols de l’info”. when you have your puppet in this show, it means that you’ve made it!