Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson | ITSLIQUID

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson

Fashion | February 16, 2020 |

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Image courtesy of Fashion & Lace Museum

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Fashion & Lace Museum, Brussels
July 10, 2019 – April 19, 2020

The delicateness of the lace, the lightness of the silk, the finesse of the motifs and the expert couture: the Fashion & Lace Museum invites visitors to discover the sensual, sophisticated world of Carine Gilson and also offers a historic dialogue with lace through symbolic pieces from the incomparable collection of the Museums of the City of Brussels. For centuries, lace made our capital famous amongst the greatest in the world. Paying tribute to a local heritage with an international reputation, the Fashion & Lace Museum is the only one in Brussels to present the history of this exceptional fabric, to the delight of lace fans from the world over.

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Image courtesy of Fashion & Lace Museum

The pieces from the Maison Carine Gilson combine skill and modernity; they are worn by famous actresses and snapped by the greatest photographers. Her signature is the lace inlay, an artistic task in itself. Could the Fashion & Lace Museum dream of a better ambassador than Carine Gilson to promote this timeless fabric? In this new exhibition, the Brussels designer reveals what inspires her: the Garden of Eden and Japanese-inspired kimonos, as well as Art Nouveau and the works of famous painters. She talks about her encounters and her collaborations with high-flying artisans. She describes the creative process for her sophisticated, luxury pieces. The codes of her Maison are implicitly revealed because, as with every Maison de Couture, a unique DNA runs through her three decades of creation.

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Image courtesy of Fashion & Lace Museum

Since 2017 and its change of name, the Museum has positioned itself as the benchmark for the history of fashion in the heart of Belgium; to mark its 30th anniversary, it is opening its doors to contemporary Brussels and Belgian designers such as Olivier Theyskens, Jean-Paul Lespagnard, students from La Cambre Mode(s) and now Carine Gilson. With Beautiful Lace, the Fashion & Lace Museum is showcasing traditional craftsmanship, a heritage dear to couture, from a Belgian Maison that perpetuates the tradition of high-quality lace in Brussels.

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Image courtesy of Fashion & Lace Museum

The exhibition offers an astonishing encounter between two key moments for lace, which has had the world’s crème de la crème at its fingertips for the last 200 years. For the last 30 years in Brussels, Carine Gilson has been creating couture lingerie that combines silk and lace. Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson transports us to a fantasy world of sensuality, preciosity and virtuosity. It will feature around 50 creations by the Maison Carine Gilson, tracing her career and entering into a dialogue with key pieces from the Museum’s lace collection.

more. www.fashionandlacemuseum.brussels

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Image courtesy of Fashion & Lace Museum
Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Image courtesy of Fashion & Lace Museum

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below

RELATED POSTS


DUTCH DESIGN WEEK

Design | September 21, 2021

In October of each year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2600 designers to more than 350,000 visitors from home and abroad. Read more


INTERVIEW: LYNN JAANZ

Interviews | September 12, 2021

Lynn Jaanz is an internationally acclaimed artist who has received many awards, certificates and honorable mentions for her artwork. Featured in the Artist’s Palette Magazine, MANUKA Magazines and Melbourne Observer, Lynn has also appeared on Lethbridge Gallery’s website as a Lethbridge 10,000 finalist for her painting, “Rapture”. Read more


INTERVIEW: LIZE KRUGER

Interviews | September 11, 2021

Lize is a South African artist who received her BA Fine Arts Degree in 1988 from The University of Northwest in South Africa. During the eighties, until 2008, she had numerous solo exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions through the years. Read more


FEEDBACK RELEASE: BORDERS | FUTURE…

Events | September 8, 2021

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, is proud to announce the amazing opening of FUTURE LANDSCAPES, third appointment of BORDERS – Venice International Art Fair, hosted in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space from August 30 to September 19, 2021, and at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello from August 31 to September 19, 2021, with the participation of more than 100 artists from more than 30 different countries. Read more


Sign up for our Newsletter.

Enter your email to receive our latest updates!