"The 50s - Fashion in France, 1947-1957" exhibition at Palais Galliera

The remarkable pieces making up this exhibition – some 100 garments and accessories – retrace the evolution of the female form through the decade 1947–1957. Of course, it would be impossible to examine this decisive post-war period without mentioning Gabrielle Chanel and her dramatically innovative line of 1954 with its simple, straight suits.
This exhibition showcases sophisticated Haute Couture creations as well as the experimental Ready-to-Wear pieces that left their mark on the 1950s. This was Haute Couture's golden age, when Paris regained its title of the world's fashion capital. In addition to its selection of garments and accessories, the exhibition also features graphic documents, magazines, photographs, archive documents and videos.

On display until November 2, 2014
Palais Galliera - Musée de la mode de la ville de Paris
10, avenue Pierre Ier de Serbie, 75016 Paris

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