“Gabrielle Chanel. A Fashion Manifesto” will feature more than 350 pieces dating from the 1910s to 1971.
Four lucky Parsons students were allowed into Alaïa’s personal archive of more than 10,000 couture garments as part of the school’s first “Archiving Fashion” summer course.
Artistic director Olivier Saillard organized the concert to celebrate the shoemaker’s tradition of making boots for the cavalry regiment.
Curated by Pitti Immagine artistic consultant Olivier Saillard, the exhibition will run June 11 to Sept. 29 at Palazzo Pitti.
The artistic director of the heritage shoe brand recited poems as faux waiters circulated with trays of shoes.
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.