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“Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale” in Paris

About, Fashion | January 9, 2017 |

“Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale” in ParisImage courtesy of Musée des arts décoratifs

“Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale” in Paris

Every age, every season has its fashions, but in the street or in parliament, at work or at play, everything wear is subject to rules. And of course those rules are there to be broken. “Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale” revisits the scandals that have marked the great turning points in fashion history from the 14th century to today.

 

“Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale” in ParisImage courtesy of Musée des arts décoratifs

 

Featuring more than 400 garments and accessories, portraits, caricatures and objects, this original and unexpected exhibition explores the liberties taken with dress codes and how they breached moral values. The robe volante, women in trousers, men in skirts, female tuxedo, miniskirt, baggy, jeans

 

“Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale” in ParisImage courtesy of Musée des arts décoratifs

 

All challenged vestimentary norms and were savagely criticised, even banned when they first appeared. Because they were too short or too long, too close or too loose fitting, too immodest or too covering, too feminine for men or too masculine for women, they transgressed the established order. The exhibition explores three major themes: Dress Codes, Girl or Boy? and Provocative Excess in an exhibition design by Constance Guisset.


Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris
From 1 December 2016 to 23 April 2017

 

more. lesartsdecoratifs.fr

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