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MODALISBOA BOUNDLESS FW 17/18
9. 10. 11. 12 MARCH 2017
CCB, Lisbon – Portugal
ModaLisboa/Lisboa Fashion Week is seen as the most ambitious and well succeeded project in Portuguese Fashion.Created in 1991, ModaLisboa is recognized to be the first Independent Fashion Week, becoming thus pioneer on a world decentralization movement of the fashion market to other capital cities, that begun years later. By continuously working with innovative designers and new concepts, ModaLisboa has reached international prestige, awarded for its communication and design.ModaLisboa/Lisboa Fashion Week is integrated on the international fashion calendar, right after Paris.
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Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2017
Copenhagen Concert Hall, Copenhagen
11 May 2017
The fifth edition of the world’s most important event on sustainability in fashion, Copenhagen Fashion Summit will take place on 11 May 2017 at Copenhagen Concert Hall under the patronage of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. As a meeting platform for the fashion sector’s decision-makers, leading NGOs, experts, policy-makers and academia, Copenhagen Fashion Summit aims to forge common understanding and lead industry-wide commitments on the most critical issues facing the fashion industry and planet.
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BALENCIAGA, L’OEUVRE AU NOIR
18, rue Antoine Bourdelle, Paris 15e
From March 8th to July 16th 2017
The Palais Galliera is paying homage to the couturier Cristobal Balenciaga (1865-1972) with an extra-mural exhibition at the Musée Bourdelle entitled : Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir. The exhibition resonates with the black tones of an alchemist of haute couture : variations of black repeated in over a hundred of pieces from the Galliera collections and the archives of Maison Balenciaga.
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Kenzo, Club Ark Eternal
This season, KENZO pays homage to nightlife as a powerful source of alternative energies against racism, sexual oppression and class violence. Clubs as exemplars of progressive communities, crucibles of self-invention.
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MARGIELA. THE HERMÈS YEARS
Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp – MoMu | Belgium
From 31 March 2017 to 27 August 2017
MoMu is displaying Belgian stylist Martin Margiela’s Hermès collections from 1997 to 2003 for the first time. As well as this, the tribute exhibition also explores the relationship during these years between these collections and his own label, Maison Martin Margiela. Groundbreaking deconstruction and timeless luxury – the two worlds of designer Martin Margiela – are the starting point of the exhibition ‘‘Margiela – The Hermès Years’’.
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Threads of History: Two Hundred Years of Fashion
SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, Atlanta
From 10 November 2016 to 19 March 2017
SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film presents “Threads of History: Two Hundred Years of Fashion,” a sartorial voyage through style and time celebrating the power of fashion and its capacity to reflect historical and cultural trends. Featuring rare European and American garments from the 18th through 20th centuries, the exhibition illuminates society’s shifting values as it traces the evolution of historic dress.
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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
V&A – Victoria and Albert Museum, London
27 May 2017 – 18 February 2018
This May, the V&A will open the first ever UK exhibition exploring the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga and his continuing influence on modern fashion. It will be the first of its kind to look at his unique approach to making and will showcase pieces by his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today. The exhibition marks the centenary of the opening of Balenciaga’s first fashion house in San Sebastian and the 80th anniversary of the opening of his famous fashion house in Paris.