Fashion icons Yves Saint Laurent, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Marc Jacobs are being honored with large-scale retrospectives and exhibitions in Paris, Denver and San Francisco but you don’t have to leave your computer to step into their world.
Relaxnews has put together a selection of videos from the exhibitions that will take you down the catwalks, behind the scenes and get you a front row seat with the fashion icons and designers as they explain their craft in detail.
Anexhibition celebrating Marc Jacobs’ role as artistic director at Louis Vuitton will run until September 16 at Paris’ Musée des Arts décoratifs. The exhibition explores the stories of both Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs and analyzes their own unique takes on the fashion industry. A video tour of the exhibition and a behind-the-scenes look at the exhibition can be viewed on the Musée des Arts décoratifs www.lesartsdecoratifs.fr.
The Denver Art Museum in the US will host a 40-year survey of one of France’s most noted designers March 25 – July 8 titled Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective. More than 200 haute couture garments will be on show as part of the exhibition along with drawings, films and photographs. A video tour of the exhibition can be seen on YouTube.
More than 140 haute couture and pret-a-porter works by French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier will be shown in the exhibitionThe Fashion World of Jean-Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, US from March 24 to August 19.