September 23rd: The vernissage begins, from 12pm-1pm. Be the first to see a preview of the exhibition and take a look behind the scenes during a conversation hosted by Rebecca Makonnen. There will also be a chance to ask any questions you may have, live! There is a bilingual question and conversation period after the vernissage.
September 30th: In conjunction with this exhibit, beginning at 6pm, join Never Was Average for a conversation on Fashion From All Perspectives: Access To Luxury. The conversation will centre around the following question and idea,
“Luxury fashion, once reserved for the elite, has become democratized and increasingly accessible. Do consumers still want to buy luxury products in the midst of the current social and economic crisis?”
An incredibly potent critique of our ever involving society, especially based on current events. To take part in this online conversation, check out the link below.
At the museum, there are free screenings in French. There is limited seating, so be sure to contact ahead of time. The schedule is as follows:
October 3rd at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m: Christian Dior: The Man Behind the Myth
Christian Dior quickly became a legend and fully transformed the face of haute couture, but the man himself had nothing of the extroverted, flamboyant fashion designer about him…
October 10th at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m: The Drawings of Christian Dior
Loïc Prigent portrays the inventor of the famous “New Look” caused controversy by unrolling yards of fabric to dress women. The bold lines of his beautiful drawings reflect 10 years of teeming creation.
October 17th at 1:30 p.m: Bouquet Final
More than a conventional documentary on youth, more than a fashion showcase, Bouquet Final takes an in-depth look at an entire fashion generation from a social standpoint.
Christian Dior: The Couture Revolution:
Never Was Average: Fashion From All Perspectives: Access To Luxury