Déboutonner La Mode

Déboutonner La Mode Did you know that the button played a fundamental role in the Industrial Revolution? And, that a button can be made from just about anything, from elephant skin to raffia? We didn’t and that’s exactly why we are recommending the exhibition Déboutonner La Mode, which is currently being held at The Musée des Arts Decoratifs. For the first time, a display like this is unveiling a collection of more than 3000 models of buttons as well as a numerous collection of pieces of clothing designed by top designers such as Christian Dior, Coco Chanel, Cristobal Balenciaga and Elsa Schiaparelli among others. Christian Dior The exhibition is displayed in two floors full of original models and garments that reveal the history of the button, the Art Nouveau movement, the button Industry and the application of the button in the Fine Arts. Chair Déboutonner La Mode Déboutonner La Mode The collection was acquired in 2012 by the Museum, and the objects presented –all from the 18th to the 20th Century- are considered as precious treasures and pieces of art. Therefore, the exhibition is considered to be of high value and historical importance. If you are interested in discovering the Fashion History from all the perspectives, this exhibition is an opportunity you should not miss. Go and let yourself get lost in the fascinating world of one of the most important fashion accessories. The exhibition will last until the 19th of July. For further information, visit their webpage: www.lesartsdecoratifs.fr

Beatriz Calero, Aneriza Enriquez,Shyamji Bhai, Soumyajit Samanta    


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