Fashion and Paris is a big love story! In 2020, the French capital reminds us it inspired all the great designers and it keeps attracting big fashion names. Retrospectives, themed exhibitions and new talents await us in Paris museums and galleries. Save the date and let’s meet in one of these new temples of fashion.
Fashion museums and galleries:
Palais Galliera to reopen in Spring 2020
Paris fashion museum Palais Galliera is said to reopen this Spring 2020. The occasion for us to discover the museum’s new exhibition areas after two years of renovation works.
Costumes en Fête, the exhibition at Paris Philharmonie
From December 20, 2019 to May 11, 2020 Paris Philharmonie welcomes the “Costumes en fête” exhibition as part of the 40th anniversary of the musical ensemble Les Arts Florissants. On the occasion, the museum brings together 40 costumes made for the greatest Les Arts Florissants opera productions, from The Return of Ulysses by Monteverdi to Les Indes Galantes by Rameau.
Flower Show, the free Haute-Couture exhibition at Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg
The Fédération Française de la Création Couture sur Mesure – Paris and Hotel Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg team up and present the Flower Show exhibition. From January 20 to March 8, 2020, meet at the hotel set on Faubourg Saint-Honoré to discover the exceptional works by C’Couture-Paris label designers.
Balenciaga et Alaïa exhibition at the Galerie Azzedine Alaïa
Fashion and haute-couture lovers are expected at the Galerie Azzedine Alaïa to discover an exhibition revolving around the creations of Cristobal Balenciaga and Azzedine Alaïa. An exhibition called “Alaïa et Balenciaga, Sculpteurs de la forme” and running from January 20 to June 28, 2020. Two fashion giants whose creations complete each other in a compelling exhibition!
Christian Louboutin exhibition at Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée: L'Exhibition[niste]
From February 25 to July 28, 2020, Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée presents a wonderful Christian Louboutin exhibition. The artist displays his creations and inspirations for an exceptional exhibition called L'Exhibition[niste]."]
Harper’s Bazaar, the exhibition at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Harper’s Bazaar is coming to Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs for a great retrospective running from February 28 to July 5, 2002. In the museum’s fashion and fabric collections freshly renovated, items and photographs tell about 150 years of fashion, the fashion exhibition to see this spring!
Betty Catroux exhibition at Paris Musée Yves Saint-Laurent
The Musée Yves Saint-Laurent highlights former model and Yves Saint-Laurent’s muse, Betty Catroux. The “Feminine Singular” exhibition unveils Betty Catroux’s most exceptional outfits you can discover from March 3 to October 11, 2020.
Man Ray et la Mode, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Luxembourg
From April 9 to July 26, 2020 the Musée du Luxembourg devotes an exhibition to Man Ray and fashion photography. An artist already highlighted by the Grand Palais for a retrospective in 1998 and the Pinacothèque in 2008.
Sarah Moon, the retrospective at Paris Museum of Modern Art
Paris Museum of Modern Art gives pride of place to Sarah Moon dedicating her, her first retrospective in a museum. From April 24 to August 16, 2020, the exhibition shines a light on the genius of this fashion photographer mixing photographs and movies. To see asap!
Gabrielle Chanel, the exhibition at the Palais Galliera after its reopening
Paris Palais Galliera presents its first retrospective devoted to Gabrielle Chanel for its reopening this Spring 2020. The “Gabrielle Chanel, manifeste de mode” exhibition pays tribute to the iconic designer until late this summer 2020.
Thierry Mugler: Couturissime, the exhibition at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Event alert! Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs welcomes the Thierry Mugler : Couturissime exhibition. Save the date, get some days off, get your camera ready, running from October 22, 2020 to April 4, 2021, this exhibition offers us an overview on the genius designer’s career, an absolute icon in the fashion world.
Patrick and Victor Demarchelier exhibition at the A. Galerie
Gisele Bundchen, Kate Moss, Angelina Jolie and more celebrities have been shot by photographed by Patrick and Victor Demarchelier, and from February 24 to April 11, 2020 Paris A. Galerie devotes an exhibition to them, called “Héritages”.
Martin Margiela exhibition at the Fondation Lafayette Anticipations
Art and fashion lovers are expected at the Fondation Lafayette Anticipations from June 12 to September 13, 2020 to discover an exhibition about Martin Margiela’s work. An exhibition focusing here on Martin Margiela as an artist and not the fashion designer.
Are you ready for all these beautiful and upcoming exhibitions? Come and admire these exceptional creations and be inspired by major designers’ works. Who knows, perhaps you’ll create your own fashion line we’ll find next year in the museums’ galleries.
From 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020