From Madrid to New York through London and Berlin. Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton or Martin Margiela They are some of the most exclusive signatures of the most interesting retrospectives this spring. Fashion and art lovers can fuse their two passions with interesting exhibitions formed by unique creations and photographs that we recommend you not to miss.
Sorolla and Fashion
Great fashion lover, Sorolla He is the perfect chronicler of changes in clothing trends and style in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in collaboration with the Sorolla Museum hosts an exhibition that analyzes the influence of fashion on Joaquín Sorolla's work. The fantastic exhibition brings together some seventy paintings, from national and international private museums and collections, some of them never publicly exhibited, along with a selection of accessories and dresses of the time.
- Where? Thyssen Museum and Sorolla Museum, Madrid
- When? until May 27th
Salvatore Ferragamo Museum "Italy in Hollywood"
The biography of Salvatore Ferragamo is the basis of the exhibition. The source of inspiration for the next exhibition of the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum is the years spent by the founder of the firm in the United States, specifically in Santa Barbara, California from 1915 to 1927. He is also inspired by Salvatore Ferragamo's work with the directors more celebrities of the moment, such as DW Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, at the opening of their store in Hollywood and the Ferragamo store on Hollywood Boulevard, who frequented some stars of the caliber of Mary Pickford, Pola Negri, Charlie Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Lillian Gish and Rudolph Valentino. All supported by public and private collections in Italy and the United States and several short films about life in Hollywood in the 1920s.
- Where? Palazzo Spini Feroni, Florence
- When? May 25 to March 10, 2019
"Time Capsule" by Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton presents Time Capsule, a trip throughout the history of the House, which revisits fundamental innovations in technology and design. From the origins of the Maison in 1854 to the present, the exhibition tells the story of the firm through exceptional and famous objects, selected from the Louis Vuitton archives.
- Where? Thyssen-Bornemisz Museum, Madrid
- When? from April 17 to May 15
Gianni Versace chose Germany to celebrate its first fashion show in 1978. Now, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the firm, the Kronprinz Palace in Berlin hosts an exhibition with many creations by the designer, some of them never seen before, both of his golden age in the 80s and 90s, as garments created for artists such as Prince, Madona or Elton John.
- Where? Kronprinz Palace in Berlin (Germany)
- When? Until april 14th
Carmen Lomana's closet
The Costume Museum opens with this exhibition a new space dedicated to showcasing the wardrobe of relevant personalities in Spain. Carmen Lomana has been the first chosen, possessing an amazing high fashion collection. Lomana has turned her passion for fashion into a collection worthy of the best museums in the world, with magnificent designs from the most desired firms: Dior by John Galliano, Valentino, Oscar de la Renta, Balmain, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Azzedine Alaïa, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Balenciaga vintage to iconic Davidelfín dresses.
- Where? Costume Museum. Av. Juan de Herrera, 2 (Madrid)
- When? until April 29
Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier
The Design Museum in London hosts the exhibition Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier, a sample in which the designer was participating before he died. It is a journey through the trajectory of the designer in which more than 60 designs can be seen, from the iconic silk dress and hood that Grace Jones wore in the eighties to the tight band-sets.
- Where? London Design Museum
- When? from May 10 to October 7, 2018
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Fashion and religion have always been united. This exhibition in which the Vatican, Condé Nast and Versace, participated demonstrates it. The Vatican will yield about forty ecclesiastical works and pieces to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York along with exclusive designs by great designers such as Azzedine Alaïa, Valentino, Christian Lacroix, Chanel, Versace, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana or Vivienne Westwood
- Where? The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
- When? from May 10 to October 8
Margiela, les années Hermès
The Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode la Ville in Paris houses the interesting retrospective of Martin Margiela. More than 120 designs, videos of parades and special archives, with accessories from the twelve collections that the creator designed for the maison French between 1997 and 2003.
- Where? The Palais Galliera. Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris)
- When? Until September 2nd
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Frida Kahlo is in fashion. If you travel to London, the Victoria and Albert Museum will display your most personal items and spectacular wardrobe. Different clothes, jewelry, makeup and even part of the medical devices that he had to wear at different stages of his life ... in the sample Making Her Self Up The first sample outside of Mexico.
- Where? The Victoria and Albert Museum in London
- When? from June 16 to November 14
In Jared | Frida Kahlo's spectacular costumes will be exhibited in London from June