Monday 27 June 2016

‘Haute-à-Porter’ at Fashion Museum Hasselt

Fashion Museum Hasselt presents the must-see ‘Haute-à-Porter’, curated by the internationally acclaimed costume designer, journalist and photographer Filep Motwary. “Haute-à-Porter,” is a wonderous journey through the beautiful relationship between haute couture and and ready-to-wear.

So much beauty and devotion at one place, the exhibition takes you through masterpieces of contemporary art of fashion There are no highlights because they are all highlights. Just to name a few names such as Dior, Chanel, Lanvin, Rochas,  Vivienne Westwood, Yohji Yamamoto, Givenchy, John Galliano, Gareth Pugh, Prada,  Dries Van Noten, Christian Lacroix, Mary Katrantzou, Jil Sander, Balmain, Jean Paul Gaultier, Viktor & Rolf, Thierry Mugler, Ann Demeulemeester, Comme des Garçons, Rick Owens,  Thom Browne, Alexander McQueen,  Anrealage, Schiaparelli, A.F. Vandevorst, Iris Van Herpen,  Maison Martin Margiela and many more...

Fashion Talks at FASHIONCLASH Festival
During FASHIONCLASH Festival Filep Motwary was one of the speakers in one of the Forza Fashion House Fashion Talks on July 2nd. Kenneth Ramaekers, the director of the museum also joined the panel discussion of the Heritage Fashion Talk. 

Special Offer! You can visit the exhibition until 11th of September 2016.  With the display of your FASHIONCLASH Festival fashion show ticket the museum will provide you free entrance to the exhibition.

Haute couture is synonymous with craftsmanship, luxury, extravagance and spectacle. But aren’t these typical features of contemporary prêt-à-porter? The exhibition examines this question further and researches the changing relationship and cross-fertilization between haute couture and ready to wear. Through a variety of themes and a selection of spectacular silhouettes and accessories from high end designers and fashion houses, the exhibition highlights the significance of haute couture for contemporary fashion. Completed with photography, film, art and music, Haute-à-Porter offers a unique insight into the fashion industry of the last 30 years.

Impressions from the the exhibition.

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