Olivier Saillard

A suit from the Giorgio Armani fall 2012 collection featured in the “Romanzo Breve di Moda Maschile" exhibition.

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Uomo to Mount Retrospective Exhibit on 30 Years of Men’s Fashion

Curated by Pitti Immagine artistic consultant Olivier Saillard, the exhibition will run June 11 to Sept. 29 at Palazzo Pitti.

clock March 18, 2019Martino Carrera

Olivier Saillard.

Fashion Scoops

Olivier Saillard Stages Café Performance for J.M. Weston

The artistic director of the heritage shoe brand recited poems as faux waiters circulated with trays of shoes.

clock January 16, 2019Joelle Diderich

The Alaïa exhibition at Palazzo Clerici in Milan.

Fashion Scoops

Milan Hosts First Alaïa Exhibition

The designer’s creations are displayed under spectacular Tiepolo frescoes at the city’s Palazzo Clerici.

clock September 22, 2018Joelle Diderich

Olivier Saillard

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Immagine Taps Olivier Saillard as Artistic Consultant

The fashion historian and art curator will collaborate with the Pitti Discovery Foundation on a men’s fashion exhibition to be inaugurated in June 2019.

clock July 19, 2018Alessandra Turra

Moda Povera by Olivier Saillard Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Moda Povera by Olivier Saillard Couture Fall 2018

The fashion historian and curator unveiled a collection of couture pieces made of t-shirts transformed by Madame Grès’ draping techniques.

clock July 4, 2018Lily Templeton

The "Secret Alchemy of a Collection" exhibition at Azzedine Alaïa's Paris headquarters.

Fashion Scoops

New Exhibition Highlights Alaïa’s Pompadour Connection

The designer dedicated a collection to royal courtesan Madame de Pompadour after moving into the building where she lived as a young woman.

clock July 3, 2018Joelle Diderich

Azzedine Alaïa.


Paris Retrospective Keeps Alaïa’s Spirit Alive

Opening two months after the designer’s death, the show marks the transformation of his headquarters into a foundation.

clock January 20, 2018Joelle Diderich

An exterior view from the garden of the Galliera Museum in Paris.

Fashion Scoops

Palais Galliera Names Miren Arzalluz New Director

The Spaniard will replace Olivier Saillard, who becomes artistic director of J.M. Weston in January.

clock December 20, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Fashion Scoops

Olivier Saillard Appointed Artistic, Image and Culture Director of J.M. Weston

The curator is due to exit his position at the Palais Galliera in January.

clock June 29, 2017Katya Foreman

Olivier Saillard’s New Exhibition at the Costume Gallery of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence

Fashion Scoops

Olivier Saillard on Reinventing the Fashion Museum

The Parisian curator with his transporting exhibition at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence is out to change approaches to presenting clothes.

clock June 14, 2017Katya Foreman

Dress by Raf Simons for Christian Dior, haute couture fall-winter 2012

Government and Trade

French Government to Buy Five Designer Items Every Season

The culture ministry unveiled a series of measures to safeguard the country’s assets, including a permanent fashion collection.

clock April 28, 2017Joelle Diderich

Olivier Saillard’s “Couture Essentielle” fashion performance.

Fashion Scoops

Olivier Saillard Talks Fashion Shows on a Shoestring

The curator’s latest fashion performance presents an intimate perspective on the creative process as well as the ephemerality of fashion.

clock March 23, 2017Katya Foreman

upcoming Balenciaga exhibition Palais Galliera

Fashion Scoops

Back in Black: Balenciaga Gets Another Paris Expo

Palais Galliera is to install key silhouettes by the Spanish couturier — all in monastic black — at the Musée Bourdelle next spring.

clock November 28, 2016Miles Socha

Spring-Summer 1956

Fashion Scoops

Dior Recounts Founder’s Couture Legacy in New Book

The Assouline tome is the first volume in a series to mark the 70th anniversary of the French couture house in 2017.

clock November 14, 2016Miles Socha

Charlotte Rampling front row armani privé couture spring 2016

Fashion Scoops

Charlotte Rampling, Tilda Swinton to Star in Photo Performance

Fashion curator Olivier Saillard of Palais Galliera is orchestrating the event in Paris this fall.

clock June 14, 2016Miles Socha

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