Pictured: A talking, multimedia version of Gaultier greets visitors to the DeYoung Museum exhibit. (photo: M. Hall)
Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending (as press) the Bastille Day party at San Francisco’s DeYoung Museums and seeing their amazing exhibit of the work of French Designer Jean Paul Gaultier. The exhibit is titled The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk and will be on display at the museum until August 19th. The exhibit is a must...Read Full Story
Depending upon whom you ask, the Eurovision Song Contest is either an unbearable kaleidoscope of sequins, camp-as-you-like dance routines, and nonsense lyrics; or, for precisely these reasons, the single best Saturday of the year. Not familiar with this europop spectacular? Simply put, Eurovision is an annual competition in which each member country of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) submits a song to be performed on live television. Each country then casts votes for the other countries...Read Full Story
It all started with a teddy bear.
Encased in a Plexiglas cube and wearing a papier mâché-like cone bra (the first of many to come), her name is Nana and she was Jean Paul Gaultier’s first subject.
A stuffed animal not unlike the ones we all had as children, Nana stares back at patrons as they make their way through “The Boudoir”, an exhibition space built around an oversized satin cushioned centerpiece and housing some of the French designer’s most iconic lingerie creations.
So thematically...Read Full Story
Summer is a time for sequels and, let’s face it, most of them — the Hollywood kind, at least — leave us feeling disappointed and a bit ripped off.
The same cannot be said for Jean Paul Gaultier‘s follow-up lingerie collection for La Perla which, unlike most sequels, doesn’t try to recycle ideas from last year’s head-turning debut.
If you recall, the French design legend teamed up a year ago with the Italian luxury label to deliver the limited edition Créa;teur collection, a small set of...Read Full Story
Jean Paul Gaultier Limited Edition 750ml case of 12
Fiji Water – click on the image below for more information.
water in a party dress
naturally balanced, naturally pure spring water,
from the French Alps,
by Jean Paul Gaultier
With giant crystals revealing a shimmering gown, oversized letters generously enveloping the bottle, and a play on transparency and optical illusions…this special edition Evian bottle offers an extravagant celebration of the simplicity of...Read Full Story