Camp: Notes on Fashion, Dior: Designer of Dreams, and more fashion exhibitions to visit in 2019
The eye must travel
Fashion exhibitions have never been more popular, whether it's stunning haute couture craftsmanship or subversive style that's being highlighted. Who, after all, doesn't enjoy perusing beautiful and/or unlikely clothing? We've compiled a list of 2019's most stylish exhibitions from across the globe below, for travellers in search of a high-fashion fix.
CAMP: NOTES ON FASHION
The Costume Institute's latest blockbuster exhibition tackles one of fashion's trickiest and most elusive topics.
Camp: Notes on Fashion will be exhibited at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art until 8 September 2019. Click here to book your tickets.
CHRISTIAN DIOR: DESIGNER OF DREAMS
Originally mounted at Paris's Museum of Decorative Arts, Designer of Dreams fascinatingly juxtaposes the finest work of every Dior creative director.
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams will be exhibited at London's Victoria & Albert Museum until 1 September 2019. Click here to book your tickets.
Fashion has always been a tug-of-war between excess and austerity, and this FIT show will place this battle on full display.
Minimalism/Maximalism will be exhibited at New York's Museum at FIT from May 28 2019 to November 16 2019, with free admission for all visitors.
THIERRY MUGLER: COUTURISSIME
Fans of '90s couture rejoice: Mugler's wacky, vampy aesthetic finally gets its dues in this long-awaited retrospective.
Thierry Mugler: Couturissime will be exhibited at Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts until 8 September 2019. Click here to book your tickets.
GUO PEI: CHINESE ART & COUTURE
The couturière's elaborate work will illustrate changing perceptions of Chinese history and visual culture.
Guo Pei: Chinese Art & Couture will be exhibited at Singapore's Asian Civilisations Museum from 15 June 2019 to 15 September 2019. Click here to book your tickets.
BACK SIDE — FASHION FROM BEHIND
Rear views are the surprising focus of this show curated by the fashion-centric Palais Galliera. Back Side, however, will exhibit at the Musée Bourdelle, as the Galliera is currently undergoing renovation.
Back Side — Fashion from Behind will be exhibited at Paris's Musée Bourdelle from 5 July 2019 to 17 November 2019. Click here to book your tickets.
Quant's contributions to the Swinging '60s take centre stage in the form of over 200 archival pieces from the designer.
Mary Quant will be exhibited at London's Victoria & Albert Museum until 16 February 2020. Click here to book your tickets.
MADEMOISELLE PRIVÉ SHANGHAI
Immerse yourself totally in Chanel's DNA, at the Shanghai stop of the brand's travelling showcase.
Mademoiselle Privé will be exhibited at Shanghai's West Bund Art Centre until 2 June 2019. Click here to book your tickets.
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