Fashion needs exhibition

Fashion needs exhibition

Le Musée de la Mode de Paris installed at the Palais Galliera has opened its latest exhibition La Mode retrouvée. That exhibition will be present until March 20 2016, the time for fashion addict to discover what’s fashion could be. For this new exhibition, that will be the Countess Greffulhe’s magnificent wardrobe for the first time to the public. An iconic figure of the Belle Epoque and an inspiration for the main character, Duchesse de Guermantes, in Marcel Proust’s novel In Search of Lost Time. In this exhibition, visitors will discover the 50 couture, accessories, portraits, photographs and films on display design by Worth, Lanvin, Fortuny and Babani.

 

Charles FrÈderic Worth (1825-1895). "Robe du soir portÈe par la Comtesse Greffulhe, vers 1896 - forme princesse, dÈcolletÈe, velours noir, soie, broderie de perles, incrustations de lys blancs, revers de satin blanc, volant crantÈ en bas". Galliera, musÈe de la Mode de la Ville de Paris.

 

Charles Frederic Worth (1825-1895).

“Robe du soir portée par la Comtesse Greffulhe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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