Sumary of Thierry Mugler exhibition coming to Paris:
- The exhibition on Thierry Mugler, which first made its debut at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts in 2019, will retrace his five decades of work in fashion, haute couture and perfume, and will include an entirely new section dedicated to his bestselling fragrance, Angel.
- Highlights will include flamboyant and futuristic silhouettes from Mugler’s Insect and Chimères collection of 1997/1998 with high, piercing shoulders, plunging décolletés, and surreal hourglass waistlines.
- Image: Les Insectes collection — haute couture spring/summer 1997 Rubber suit, “tire” effect Collaboration with Abel Villarreal © Patrice Stable This leads into an area dedicated to his fragrance ‘Angel,’ launched in 1992, described as “an olfactory revolution that launched the trend of high-end perfumes,” by the museum.
- While on the second floor, a photography section features rare prints by the likes of Guy Bourdin, Karl Lagerfeld, David LaChapelle, Herb Ritts, and Ellen von Unwerth, as well as Mugler’s collaboration with Helmut Newton.