Dear Shaded Viewers,
After the exhibitions of Hubert de Givenchy, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Anne Valérie Hash and Iris van Herpen, the Museum of Lace and Fashion in Calais, dedicated to hand-made and mechanical lace, presents the “Haute Dentelle” (Designer Lace) exhibition from June 9th 2018 to January 6th 2019. “Haute Dentelle” offers a unique insight into the contemporary uses by fashion designers of lace woven on Leavers looms. The exhibition curator is Sylvie Marot orchestrates a dialogue between lace houses and fashion houses, revealing behind these exchanges powerful creative propositions.
Presenting more than sixty dresses from the latest haute couture and designer prêt-à-porter shows, the exhibition reveals lace to be a subject for reflection for fashion houses. Exceptional pieces have been selected from thirteen fashion houses: Chanel, Dior, Iris van Herpen, Valentino…
Cité de la dentelle et de la mode
135, quai du Commerce – 62100 CALAIS – FRANCE