Sailor stripes, a teddy bear, the Folies-Bergère, his grandmother’s corset, icons and inspiration that shaped the identity of one of the most transgressive fashion designers in recent decades.
Creative, daring and wildly passionate, Gaultier not only broke the aesthetic codes but he also presented a new attitude towards beauty and fashion. “To be different and make an impression on people”, that is the leitmotif of his career and his personal legacy to the rest of the world.
Brookyn Museum (NY) is displaying until Feb. 23, The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. A multimedia exhibition that goes thought his evolution and influence – since his first collection in the 70’s to the most actual ones. This time, in New York he introduced a new section dedicated to his most adorable muses.
The French couturier takes off towards London Barbican Gallery next April. Just magnifique!