These are the must see exhibition in 2015, retrospectives of famous designer’s creations, names like Jeanne Lanvin, Alexander McQueen, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten and Iris van Herpen will have the “museum” treatment.
If you love fashion history this year you’ll have a variety of amazing exhibitions, “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion,” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” at the V&A in London are other two that you can’t miss.
This is a preview of the Best Fashion Exhibitions in 2015 will be.
Women Fashion Power – Design Museum, London
Now until April 16, 2015
An exhibition that looks at how women express themselves through way they dress, and how that reflects their status and personalities
The Great Names of Fashion – Fashion Museum, Bath, United Kingdom
January 31, 2015 – January 1, 2016
The history of fashion is showcase through famous designers whose work has changed the look of their generation. With 20 glamorous evening gowns, this exhibition aspires to display the best of 20th-century fashion with works byElsa Schiaparelli, Christian Dior, Cristobal Balenciaga, Jeanne Lanvin, Else Schiaparelli and Madeleine Vionnet, to name a few
Deboutonnez la mode – Les Arts Decoratifs, Paris
February 10 ‑ July 19, 2015
This exhibition explores the savoir-fair of a variety of craftsmen, where 3,000 buttons are displayed dating from the 18th to the 20th centuries. It will also look at the way designers are using buttons, can be more than a simple fashion accessory.
Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the 70s – Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York
February 6 ‑ April 18, 2015
Yves Saint Laurent and Halston are the designers honored in exhibition, in the 1970’s their careers reach the thop and their design, new chic, became synonymous with the glamorous lifestyle of that time.
Dries Van Noten – MoMu Fashion Museum, Antwerp
Feb 13 – July 18, 2015
A showcase intoDries Van Noten’s creative world and his many sources of inspiration from the art world.
Lauren Bacall: The Look– Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York
March 3 – April 4, 2015
The iconic Hollywood star Lauren Bacall and her unique style are the theme of this exhibition, , From Marc Bohan, Pierre Cardin, Norman Norell, Yves Saint Laurent, and Emanuel Ungaro, her collection of outfist from the 1960s and 1970s.
Jeanne Lanvin – Palais Galleria City of Paris Fashion Museum, Paris
March 8-August 23, 2015
The house of Lanvin, is celebrated in Palais Galleria City of Paris Fashion Museum. A retrospective dedicated to Jeanne Lanvin (1867-1946), the designer who started the famous brand, till the current artistic director Alber Elbaz.
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty– Victoria & Albert Museum, London
March 14 – July 19, 2015
The “savage” quality of Lee Alexander McQueen’s earlier designs will come into better focus at the London leg of this momentous exhibition, which will be “edited and expanded” to feature 30 additional garments, as well as a new section that explores the late designer’s early and often controversial shows from the 1990s.
Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
May 7 to August 16, 2015
China has been inspired designers’ creative imagination all over the world. You can see the collections from Paul Poiret and Christian Dior to Yves Saint Laurent and John Galliano.
The exhibition will showcase haute couture pieces alongside traditional Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, art and films.
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain – Victoria & Albert Museum, London
June 13, 2015 –January 31, 2016
An exhibition looking at footwear history from a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most sophisticated designs by contemporary shoes designers
Iris van Herpen – High Museum of Art, Atlanta
November 2015 through May 2016
A retrospective of the cutting-edge Dutch fashion designer, who was the first to successfully embrace 3D-printed fashion, will cover 15 collections from 2008-2015.