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About Jean-Paul Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier started his profession with Pierre Cardin in 1970 at age 18. After tenures at Esterel, Patou, and once more with Cardin, Gaultier based his personal vogue home and staged his first present in Paris in 1976. Critical and business success rapidly adopted, and by the early Nineteen Eighties he had grow to be one of many hottest younger designers. From the very starting, Gaultier sought to specific the multifaceted nature of magnificence that might be discovered within the least anticipated locations, a philosophy embodied within the lowly tin can, a recurrent image that gained the designer notoriety because the packaging for his vastly profitable fragrance. Gaultier launched his menswear line in 1984 with the 'Male Object' assortment and in 1997 he realized his dream of designing high fashion with the 'Gaultier Paris' assortment. From 2004 to 2011, Gaultier designed the Hermès line of womenswear. It was in 2015 that he made the choice to solely pursue high fashion.

Throughout his design profession, Gaultier has embraced dance, music, and movie. His costumes for Madonna's Blond Ambition tour left an indelible imprint on standard tradition, whereas his immediately iconic cinematic collaborations embrace The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989) by Peter Greenaway; The City of Lost Children (1995) by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet; The Fifth Element (1997) by Luc Besson; and Kika (1993), Bad Education (2004), and The Skin I Live In (2011) by Pedro Almodóvar.

At the Folies Bergère in Paris in 2018, Gaultier offered Fashion Freak Show, a theatrical revue of his life story and 50-year affect on popular culture by tune, dance, and vogue. After a triumphant nine-month run, the present started a global tour. In 2020 on the Théâtre du Châtelet, Gaultier offered his last high fashion assortment with a serious runway present that includes well-known fashions, VIPs and mates of the home with performances by artists together with Catherine Ringer and Boy George. The House of Gaultier continues its legacy, deciding on a brand new visitor designer every season to reinterpret the codes of its extraordinary creations.

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Jean-Paul Gaultier at Lacoste