Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color
Until Jan 5
The Museum at FIT
Fashion Institute of Technology New York
Noon to 8pm (Tuesday to Friday), 10am to 5pm (Saturday)
It is time we stopped associating colour with gender. Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color presents pink men’s, women’s and children’s clothing from Western and non-Western cultures, and urges visitors to question their long-held perceptions. The almost 80 pieces from the 18th century to the present include pieces by designers such as Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Alessandro Michele of Gucci, Jeremy Scott of Moschino, and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons.
Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient
Oct 2 to Jan 27
Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris
11am-6pm (Tuesday to Sunday), 11am-9pm (Friday)
The Parisian outpost of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent, French capital, exhibits the fashion icon’s work in all its splendour. Its fi rst temporary thematic exhibition, Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient, brings together more than 50 haute couture designs inspired by India, China and Japan, and is complemented by artistic pieces borrowed from the Musée national des Arts asiatiques — Guimet and private collectors.
Between Art & Fashion: Photographs from the Collection of Carla Sozzani
Until Nov 18
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
11am to 7pm (Tuesday to Sunday), 11am to 8pm (Thursday); €5 to €10
Carla Sozzani is a cultural icon. The founder of 10 Corso Como in Milan — a cultural hotspot and retail space for all things to do with fashion, design, music and art — she has been curating a selection of photographs since the 1960s. Between Art & Fashion presents numerous well-known faces from the industry. The show has been a resounding success in Paris and Switzerland.
Dior: From Paris to the World
Nov 19 to March 4
Denver Art Museum
10am to 5pm (Monday to Thursday), 10am to 8pm
(Friday); 10am to 5pm (weekends)
$13, tickets on sale Oct 1
Dior: From Paris to the World encapsulates the global influence and innovative nature of the House of Dior. This exhibition showcases over 170 couture dresses, complemented by accessories, photography, runway videos and more archival material. It pays homage to the iconic Christian Dior and the artistic directors who followed through with his vision, and brought it to life in the modern day. — Compiled by Iza Munir Hamdani
This article appeared in Issue 850 (Oct 1) of The Edge Singapore.