PARIS — Jean Paul Gaultier is having his past bow.
The 67-yr-previous French trend designer posted a concept on Twitter saying that his subsequent couture clearly show, scheduled for Jan. 22, would be his previous.
“This clearly show celebrating 50 decades of my vocation will also be my previous. But relaxation certain Haute Couture will keep on with a new idea,” the designer tweeted.
The designer included a video clip to his tweet, in which he is viewed chatting on the cellphone in French.
“I invite you to celebrate my 50 a long time in style at the Théâtre du Châtelet,” Gaultier mentioned. “It’s heading to be really a bash with quite a few of my good friends, and we’re likely to have entertaining right until really, really late.”
“It will be my previous Gaultier Paris clearly show,” he continued. “Be there! You can’t miss this.”
He additional that regardless of no for a longer time displaying, “Gaultier Paris will go on.
“The Haute Couture carries on. I have a new concept, I’ll notify you about it later…All the small secrets and techniques. To be continued!”
In 2014, the designer now scaled again his business enterprise by stopping his completely ready-to-wear collections to focus on couture and splendor.
One of France’s most iconic trend figures, Gaultier begun his enterprise in 1976, and catapulted the French capital’s standing for manner in the Eighties together with fellow vogue mavericks Claude Montana and Thierry Mugler.
Right after sketching designs for his mother and grandmother as a teen, including a person of a coat he invented with rucksack closures, he dispatched his portfolio to Pierre Cardin, who engaged him as a style and design assistant for two yrs. Gaultier also labored for Jacques Esterel and Jean Patou just before launching his signature rtw with a subversive streak and a streetwise edge.
He recognized his beauty business enterprise in 1991, joined the couture calendar in 1997 and launched an accessories division in 2000.
In Oct 2018, Gaultier staged his very first stage production, “Fashion Freak Display,” which opened at the Folies Bergère. Explained as slipping “somewhere concerning a revue and a manner demonstrate,” the exhibit, primarily based on Gaultier’s lifetime story, captured key moments of his career: the to start with time he laid eyes on a corset (in his grandmother’s wardrobe) remaining employed as Pierre Cardin’s studio assistant at 18 his initial fashion present, and the unveiling of his very first gentleman skirt in his spring 1984 Boy Toy selection.
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