Table of contents:
- The Women of Harper's Bazaar, 1936-1958
- Herb Ritz retrospective
- Game Changers - Reinventing the 20th century silhouette
Video: Must-see: 3 New Exhibitions About Fashion
The Women of Harper's Bazaar, 1936-1958
March 1 to April 2, New York, FIT Fashion Museum
All the beauties that appeared on the pages of Harper's Bazaar under Carmel Snow and Diane Vreeland, and the iconic fashion items of that time, can be found in New York's FIT Fashion Museum in a month: the spring exhibition, united by the hashtag #WomenofBazaar, will cover an epoch in the history of the magazine. From 1936 to 1958, not only Snow and Vreeland worked there, but also the cult photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe, who personally donated many of her photographs to the FIT Fashion Museum. Her work - from covers to fashion shoots - will be on display alongside Christian Dior, Charles James, Mainbocher founder Mein Russo Bocher, and other designers of the last century, whose work has been covered by Harper's Bazaar magazine.
Bijou Barrington in Arizona. Photo: Louise Dahl-Wolfe for Harper's Bazaar, January 1942. From the collection of the FIT Fashion Museum. © 1989 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents.
Herb Ritz retrospective
From February 20 to June 5, Milan, Palazzo della Ragione
The first Herb Ritz retrospective in Milan brings together the best works of the American master with the participation of supermodels and Hollywood celebrities, including advertising campaigns for leading fashion houses - from Chanel and Valentino to Calvin Klein and Gianfranco Ferre - as well as shooting for leading glossy magazines. Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, and Naomi Camppell appeared in front of his lens along with Michael Jackson and Madonna: you can admire them at Palazzo della Ragione until the beginning of summer.
Herb Ritz. Stephanie, Cindy, Christy, Tatjana, Naomi, 1989.
Game Changers - Reinventing the 20th century silhouette
From 18 March to 14 August, Antwerp, ModeMuseum (MoMu)
“Haute couture is the orchestra conducted by Balenciaga,” said Christian Dior. “All of us, other couturiers, are musicians following in the direction he has set. You can be convinced of the authenticity of his words at the Game Changers - Reinventing the 20th century silhouette, which will open in a month and a half at the Belgian MoMu Fashion Museum. It is also run by the work of Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972): the exhibition organizers explore the designer's influence on the entire fashion of the 20th century, in the middle of which he showed a radically different human silhouette. Thanks to Balenciaga, the body has received a new freedom of movement, clothes - impressive, almost architectural volumes. You can also evaluate his contribution to fashion in comparison with other heroes of the last century: Madeleine Vionne, Coco Chanel, Paul Poiret are presented as brilliant pioneer predecessors, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto,Comme des Garçons, Anne Demeulemeister and Martin Margiela as key followers.
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