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I was quite surprised by this exhibition. I think due to my ignorance I always related Jean Paul Gaultier with sex. I mean is not that I don’t like sex, but I just thought that all his clothing had a “pornographic” element. I was wrong, so wrong. I have to thank a friend who proved me wrong and with whom I discovered the amazing collections of this French fashion designer.

This exhibition is amusing and vast, you can see over 20 years worth of his portfolio, working with Kylie Minogue, Madonna, Kate Moss and many other artists that wanted to be his muse. Yes, the sex factor is still there, but there are many collections like ‘Folk’, where he incorporates a lot of elements from other cultures to create this collection, or the Madonnas or Saint, where religion embraces the collection.
If you can, go and see it, it is on until August 25th at the Barbican Centre, London.

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Photos: Silvina De Vita

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If you are a fan of fashion design, you have to see this exhibition. It is at Somerset House and if you don’t already know who Isabella Blow is, then this is a great excuse to go.
She was a fashionista who worked for fashion magazines like Vogue and Tatler. Born into British aristocracy, she had to find a job to survive the decline of the family money. She discovered the amazing talents of Alexander McQueen, Philip Treacy, Hussein Chalayan and Julien Macdonald, amongst others.
The gowns and hats that she owned were amazing. She was a very interesting woman, very sad that she ended her own life. Great curation and extremely inspirational pieces to see. So if you thought Lady Gaga was innovative, it’s because you haven’t met this woman.
On until March 2nd.

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