Saturday, July 12, 2008

the Mint Museum HAUTE COUTURE Exhibition **A VFG Must See!**

THE ART OF AFFLUENCE at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina is an exhibition featuring haute couture and luxury fashions from 1947 to 2007. From the site...

This exhibition presents selections from the Museum’s holdings of haute couture and luxury garments complimented by beautiful fashion accessories that reflect the creativity of numerous fashion designers of the second half of the 20th century and first years of the 21st century. Top couturiers and designers featured include Chanel, Dior, Balmain, Balenciaga, Schiaparelli, Valentino, Givenchy, Laroche, Patou, Yves Saint Laurent, Scaasi, Versace, McFadden, Gallianos, Blahnik, Gucci, Louboutin, Armani, Ungaro, and Chado Ralph Ricci, among others.

For more information, the museum invites you to take part in their MINT WIKI. Some highlights shown on the website include a fantastic gown by designer Philip Hulitar...

And an evening ensemble by Zandra Rhodes...

The exhibit will run through May of 2010 so you've no excuse to miss it!

1 comment:

willykean said...

i am a fashion lover! I could spend a day in a museum when it is a fashion exhibition. Last time i went to Musee des Art Décoratifs in Paris to see Christian Lacroix's retrospective. So exciting and day dreaming.

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