Fashion and Paris is a big love story! This year, 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.
And is there a better outing than visiting a fashion exhibition in the capital of fashion? Be inspired by the beauty and these innovative designes created by genius designers, between two fashion shows during Fashion Week.
If you happen to be in Paris for the Fashion Week, or if you are into fashion, this guide was made for you: it lists the best fashion-driven exhibitions currently running or opening soon in Paris and Île-de-France. Great outing ideas to dive into a world of glitters and good taste.
This guide is regularly updated depending on museums' latest programs. Do not hesitate to check it again to find out more about fashion exhibitions in Paris and Île-de-France.
Fashion museums and galleries:
The Musée Yves Saint Laurent reopens
The Musée Yves Saint Laurent is the occasion to return on the life of a symbol of the French Haute couture. Starting from June 17, 2021, dive into the universe of the famous designer in this temple of fashion! [Read more]
Palais Galliera will soon unveil their permanent collections
The Palais Galliera is famous for being Paris fashion museum. Only open for temporary exhibitions for a while, this magnificent cultural venue will open and display permanent collections from October 2, 2021. [Read more]
Current fashion exhibitions in Paris:
“Shocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli”, our pictures of the fashion exhibition at MAD Paris
Bold, inspiring, avant-garde, shocking! Fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli has been called many names… And how about making your own mind thanks to the “Shocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli” exhibition running from July 6, 2022, to January 22, 2023, at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris? [Read more]
Maison Chaumet’s Botanical exhibition is up at the Beaux-Arts de Paris
Botanical – Observing Beauty – here is the name of the magnificent and affordable exhibition by Maison Chaumet at the Beaux-Arts de Paris. From June 16 to September 4, 2022, go and discover a botanical tour including 400 masterpieces from several eras, including 80 haute-joaillerie pieces by Chaumet. Between drawings and herbariums, discover the house’s inspirations and be blown-away! [Read more]
La Galerie Dior, the exhibition about the history of Maison Christian Dior at the 30 Montaigne museum
La Galerie Dior is a venue you do not want to miss if you love fashion. Set in the heart of 30 Montaigne, this exhibition area takes us to the very heart of the Maison Christian Dior’s universe. Go and discover his inspirations and history through a series of magnificent stagings in this uncommon museum. [Read more]
Fashion exhibitions coming soon:
Kimono: the compelling exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
Iconic Japanese clothing, kimono is the focus of a compelling exhibition to see very soon in Paris. meet at the Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac from Tuesday November 22, 2022, to Sunday May 28, 2023, to discover all the secrets of this unmissable outfit spanning categories and borders. [Read more]
FRED jewelry house’s first retrospective at the Palais de Tokyo
Fred jewelry house exhibits for the first time this Fall at the Palais de Tokyo. From September 28 to October 24, 2022, come and enjoy treasures and gemstones by Fred for an immersive tour telling you the wonderful story of the brand. [Read more]
Frida Kahlo exhibit at the Palais Galliera: a retrospective showing pieces from the Casa Azul in Paris
Known as Paris fashion museum, the Palais Galliera devotes a promising exhibition to a major icon: Frida Kahlo. This retrospective – in partnership with the Museo Frida Kahlo – is to unveil over 200 pieces coming straight from the artist’s childhood home, the Casa Azul in Mexico. Meet from September 15, 2022, to March 5, 2023. [Read more]
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 will create your own fashion line we will find next year in the museums’ galleries.
Dates and Opening Time
Starts 21 June 2022