A free Haute Couture exhibition at a prestigious Paris auction house - last day

Published by Audrey de Sortiraparis · Photos by Audrey de Sortiraparis · Published on April 8th, 2024 at 10:04 a.m.
Haute Couture is unveiled at Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr in Paris for a free fashion exhibition on April 5, 6 and 8, 2024. Head to the auction house, a stone's throw from the Champs-Élysées, to discover 530 exceptional couture pieces, from Chanel to Saint Laurent to Dior, offering a unique cross-section of French fashion history from 1910 to 2010.

Oyez, oyez brave followers of fashion and style - brace yourselves, because a new fashion event is coming to Paris! On the occasion of the"Un Siècle de Haute Couture" auction at Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr, the auction house, nestled a stone's throw from the Champs-Élysées, invites you to afree exhibition of 530 exceptional couture pieces on April 5, 6 and 8, 2024.

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Haute Couture is a veritable art of living, a story that is told through each couture piece, each creation crafted by artisans gifted with exceptional know-how. From Coco Chanel's iconic little black dress to Balenciaga's revolutionary silhouettes, this exhibition and sale offers a glimpse into the very essence of French luxury.

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Here, in the sumptuous setting of theHaussmann mansion, a hundred years of fashion from 1910 to 2010 are revealed. The installation showcases the creations of such masters as Chanel, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Dior, Saint Laurent and Givenchy, to name but a few. Couture legends sitting alongside contemporary style pioneers such as Paco Rabanne, Valentino, Versace and Mugler.

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And what would a collection be without a touch of rock'n'roll? An Yves Saint Laurent stage jacket worn by Johnny Halliday himself will also be up for auction! And then there are the personal treasures of the Duchess of Windsor.
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So get ready to attend this 100% couture exhibition, which promises to go down in the annals of fashion!

The auction will take place on April 9 live, and from April 5 to 15 online.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From April 5th, 2024 to April 8th, 2024

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.

    Location

    6 Avenue Hoche
    75008 Paris 8

    Access
    Metro 3: Courcelles

    Prices
    Free

    Official website
    www.bonhams.com

    More information
    Free exhibition, no reservation required, open on 5/04 and 08/04 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 06/04 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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