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Paris museum exhibition showcases couture from 1947-1957
Paris museum exhibition showcases couture from 1947-1957

The event: Opening Night for “Les Annés 50, Fashion in France 1947-1957,” at the Palais Galliera, the Museum of Fashion for the city of Paris. The exhibition: Beginning with Christian Dior’s revolutionary “new look,” which rocked the fashion world in 1947 with its dramatically cinched-in waists and voluminous skirts, the exhibition travels through the era with its legendary designers. Cristobal Balenciaga, Jacques Fath, Jean Dessés, Antonio Castillo, Pierre Cardin, Hubert de Givenchy, Louis Feraud, Hermes, Gabrielle Chanel are among those represented, as is Yves Saint Laurent, who designed for Dior before the era ended. Described on the walls...

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