Jean Paul Gaultier’s stunning Paris exhibition

IFA Fashion Blog

Extraordinary, original, and exquisite are the best words to describe the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris. This traveling showcase has been to San Francisco, Montreal, Stockholm, Brooklyn, and many more, but has now landed in Paris. I had the opportunity to attend the exhibition in Brooklyn back in January 2014, and I must say – going a second time in a different city hasn’t changed my perspective, this exhibition is definitely one to see.

The display starts off with Gaultier’s personal history showing his childhood teddy bear, snapshots from his infancy, as well as his earliest sketches and designs. The exhibit continues with different themes all representing his bold, eclectic, and avant-garde designs. Displayed on 175 mannequins, the themes range from a hard metal punk-rock style to urban jungle craze and even to a metropolis fashion. But of course, what would a Jean Paul Gaultier’s exhibit be without the story…

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