Tag Archives: Cristobal Balenciaga

Le vêtement était sa religion

What would Paris be without an exhibit dedicated to fashion? This one is quite unusual; the fashion museum, the Palais Galliera, is presenting Balenciaga: L’Oeuvre au noir at the Musée Bourdelle. The Bourdelle is the former studio of sculptor Antoine Bourdelle … Continue reading

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Les Années 50

Here’s an exhibit I’ll totally be going to see this summer. The Palais Galliera will be presenting a tribute to French fashion of les années 50 (layz anay sankahnt) or the 50s. I love the couture of this decade: the … Continue reading

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The beautiful musée Galliera has been closed to the public since 2009 for renovations, but its staff has kept busy presenting exhibits hors-les-murs (or lay mewr), or “outside the walls.” Last year, I saw the terrific Madame Grès exhibit, held … Continue reading

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