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Jean-Paul Gaultier

In typical Jean Paul Gaultier fashion, the designer went against the trend of the couture lines to have shown.


Jean Paul Gaultier created a re-edition line featuring some of his favorite and most iconic pieces from over the years. His pre-fall 2013 designs feature “classic” pieces that have been updated to make them more wearable and workable.

Jean Paul Gaultier, Lycee Francais De New York 2012 Gala. Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty

Jean Paul Gaultier says Catherine Deneuve and Marion Cotillard’s style has an “elegance” about it.

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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, an
exhibition dedicated to the work of acclaimed French designer Jean Paul Gaultier is
finally open to the public at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

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From June 17 to October 2, 2011, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) will present The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the first retrospective devoted to the celebrated French couturier who launched his first prêt-à-porter collection in 1976 and founded his own couture house in 1997.


The show was an unashamed tribute to glamor, with models holding cigarettes in cigarette holders and donning turbans while wearing beautiful creations in a myriad of dark shades, although black was the dominating force in the collection.