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Jean-Paul Gaultier: Deconstruction in Fashion

L’enfant terrible of fashion, Jean-Paul Gaultier, was trained in the (not-so-terrible) “magnificent ruined city”[1] of the haute couture.  He was taught in houses that had once dictated the conventions of elegance, but that had lost their power: in 1970 he … Continue reading

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Then & Now

(left)Francisco Goya, Mourning Portrait of the Duchess of Alba, Duquesa de Alba, 1797 Oil on Canvas.The Hispanic Society ofAmerica,New York City. (right) Jean Paul Gaultier, Spring 2012 Couture. Style.com

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