We already know that the Victoria & Albert Museum in the capital city of London is one of the most important fashion museums in the world. We have enjoyed many samples, many exhibitions, but what is coming now is interesting. Because Gabrielle Chanel is one of the most important figures in the world of fashion, and her first retrospective is about to be held in the United Kingdom. Note on September 2023: Victoria and Albert Museum « Gabrielle prepares Chanel. Fashion Manifesto ».
«Gabrielle Chanel Fashion Manifesto» is an exhibition that tells the story of Coco Chanel and Masonabout all the developments Seamstress. A story that is well known to any fashion lover, however here it goes deeper and what is important: we can see that story being told. From his first boutique in Paris in 1910 and his last collection in 1971.
we see 180 pieces, in which we find not only jackets or dresses, but also accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, perfumes… Perhaps one of the largest samples of the French designer. eitherAn exhibition that has already been displayed at the Palais Galliera, but at the V&A museum it has changed slightly. Because we also find unique pieces from Chanel that are rarely seen, and can only be found in this museum.
“As one of the most successful fashion houses, Chanel owes everything to what was first established over a century ago by its founder, Gabrielle Chanel. We are delighted to partner with Chanel and the Palais Galliera on this exhibition, which gives us the opportunity to explore the origins and elements of this enduring style … in addition to showcasing little-known historic Chanel clothing from the V&A collection , “explains Tristam Hunt, director of the Victoria & Albert Museum.
In addition to learning more about Gabrielle Chanel’s approach to the female silhouette, her way of understanding elegance… we’ll look at pieces worn by women such as Lauren Bacall hey Marlene Dietrich, Pretend to fly to London in September of next year… and navigate once more through the universe of Gabrielle Channel. “Fashion passes, style remains” said the designer. While Chanel’s legacy will live on, unfortunately the exhibition – Chanel’s first in the UK – will only run for a limited time.