If France, Italy, Spain or Morocco is your travel destination this holiday, you can look forward to get better acquainted with your fashion heroes. Here’s a round-up of the latest exhibits in fashion museums under luxury houses.
1. Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
#COMINGSOON After Jacques Majorelle’s Morocco and The Sculptural Dresses of Noureddine Amir, the third temporary exhibition to be presented at the musée YVES SAINT LAURENT marrakech since its opening in October 2017 will be Garden of Memory. All reflect the Fondation Jardin Majorelle’s desire to promote Moroccan art and creativity. #contemporaryart #myslm #upcoming #myslmarrakech #exhibition #art #sculpture #marrakech #morocco
Where: Marrakech, Morocco
On show: Garden of Memory, the third temporary exhibition hosted here, looks at works by American-Lebanese poet-painter Etel Adnan, Syrian sculptor Simone Fattal and American theatre artist Robert Wilson.
Till: September 16, 2018
2. Casa Zegna
Where: Trivero, Italy
On show: In honour of its 50th anniversary since it made its foray into ready-to-wear, Uomini All’Italiana 1968. Zegna Ready-to-Wear: From Tailor to Industry chronicles the details of how the textile producer evolved into a lifestyle brand that continues to discover and inspire new fabrics.
Till: October 28, 2018
3. Musée Christian Dior
Where: Granville, France
On show: To mark the 30th year of acquiring Monsieur Christian Dior’s prized creations, Treasures of the Collection: 30 Years of Acquisitions stars the diverse range of the museum’s collection, such as the Night Club dress from Spring/Summer 1954 haute couture. Look out for the 30 miniature haute couture dresses specially reproduced by the Dior atelier.
Till: January 6, 2019
4. Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa
Este domingo termina la convocatoria para diseñadores locales
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— C. Balenciaga Museoa (@cbmuseoa) February 12, 2018
Where: Getaria, Spain
On show: Cristóbal Balenciaga: Fashion and Heritage commemorates the 50th anniversary of the late couturier’s retirement in 1968, exploring the establishment of the museum and the evolution of his designs. Get a closer look at his constructions and details through digital enhancements for a deeper appreciation of his works.
Till: January 27, 2019
5. Museo Salvatore Ferragamo
Launching today, the #ItalyInHollywood exhibition at #MuseoFerragamo highlights names and Italian personalities of illustrious and lesser known figures in cinema and the arts coming from California. With photographs, film clips, objects, clothing and artistic depictions, the exhibition will illustrate the relationships and the role played by Italians and Italian art in the birth of silent film, while also exploring this theme in a contemporary light.
Where: Florence, Italy
On show: Italy in Hollywood presents the story of how the founder gained his repute as Shoemaker to the Stars during the years 1915 – 1927. Take a step back in time and visit the recreation of the original Hollywood Boot Shop, the store he opened on Hollywood Boulevard in 1923.
Till: March 10, 2019
Where: Milan, Italy
On show: Racconti Immaginari (“Imaginary Tales” in Italian) casts the spotlight on Paolo Ventura, the eclectic Milanese photographer, artist and set designer with a distinctive sense of childlike curiosity in his work. He shows how to turn dreams into reality through an anthology of works spanning photos, objects, set designs and installations.
Till: July 29, 2019
To find more fashion museums to visit, grab a copy of the Prestige June 2018 issue.