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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier 'Until Midnight'

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Bid adieu to Gaultier
With just a few weeks to go until The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk closes in Melbourne, The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) will open until midnight on Saturday 7 February.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the NGV
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the NGV


The phenominal fashion display celebrating the most famed French Couturier of our time, has achieved worldwide acclaim, and seen more than 140,000 people walk through Melbourne's NGV exhibition space.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From Sidewalk to the Catwalk follows Gaultier's 40 year career in fashion, featuring over 140 stunning pieces of intricately designed dresses, movie costumes, corsets and more, ranging from haute couture to Prêt-à-Porter collections.

Gaultier's inspirations are the main focus of the exhibition, which have influenced the French star of couture to produce some of the most celebrated pieces in recent fashion history.

From Madonna's cone bra and corsets, to iconic sailor stripes and tartan, as well as poignant collaborations with celebrated artists and photographers such as Andy Warhol and Mario Testino, Gaultier's exhibition will leave you in awe of the designer's 40 year reign at the top of the fashion world.

JPG at NGV
JPG at NGV


The passions and influences of Jean Paul Gaultier featured throughout the seven rooms of the exhibition include: The Odyssey, The Boudoir, Punk Cancan, Skin Deep, Metropolis, Urban Jungle and Muses.

The final weeks of the exhibition will see after-hours access and live performances at the Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier series, as well as final talks taking place on the weekend before the exhibition closes and moves on to Paris.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier 'Until Midnight' will be one final hurrah, bidding adieu to arguably the most stylish fashion exhibition Melbourne has ever seen. Doors will be stay open until midnight on Saturday 7 February for a late night viewing opportunity, including food, drinks and a special solo DJ performance from Alex Murray-Leslie (Chicks on Speed).

Book your tickets to The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk 'Until Midnight' online at ngv.vic.gov.au
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Why? Bid adieu to Jean Paul Gaultier
When: Saturday 7 February 2015, until midnight
Phone: (03) 8620 2222
Where: National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, 3006
Cost: NGV Member $23 Adult $28 Child $10
Your Comment
I read there are costumes worn by Kylie Minogue, Beyoncé and Nicole Kidman. What a shame it is not touring any other capital cities.
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|4116) 1763 days ago
amazing exhibition
by Victoria (score: 1|11) 1749 days ago
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