Commas and All: The Magical Whimsy of Roger Vivier

"Tempête, Grisaille et Sanguine," a Roger Vivier shoe at the "Virgule etc." exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo | Source: Roger Vivier

BoF reviews Virgule etc., the new Roger Vivier exhibit curated by Olivier Saillard, and discovers that, in the right hands, exhibitions by fashion brands don’t have to be a dull, overly promotional affairs.

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Colin’s Column | The Focused Modesty of Azzedine Alaïa

Alaïa S/S 1991 | Source: Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

On the eve of a major retrospective on Azzedine Alaïa, curated by Olivier Saillard and staged at the newly re-opened Musée Galliera, Colin McDowell reflects on the life and work of the great couturier.

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Week in Review | Saillard’s new genre, Design and Development basics, Market reassurance, Yang Li

Week in Review December 3-7

The Creative Class | Olivier Saillard, Curator (The Creative Class) “No curator has succeeded in capturing the imagination of the international fashion community quite like Olivier Saillard, director of the Musée Galliera, whose convention-defying, contemporary performance-presentations are one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week” The Basics | Part 5 – Design and Development (Education) “Everything you create

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The Creative Class | Olivier Saillard, Curator

Olivier Saillard | Photo: Fred Jacobs

PARIS, France — In recent seasons, fashion exhibitions staged at major museums have drawn record-breaking crowds. But perhaps no curator has succeeded in capturing the imagination of the international fashion community quite like Olivier Saillard, director of the Musée Galliera, whose convention-defying, contemporary performance-presentations are one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week. Housed in a magnificent,

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A profitable Posen, Boutique by Jaeger, Anya Hindmarch for Barbour, Saillard looks back, Primark overvalued?

Zac Posen for Target Spring/Summer 2010 | Source: Refinery 29

Mom, I’ll Make a Profit Soon (WSJ) “Mrs. Posen has been pressing for more attention to the commercial side—as opposed to the artistic side—of fashion. The company has added new lines, shed expenses and employees, and even moved some production from Italy to China to save money.” Jaeger targets younger shoppers (FT) “Boutique by Jaeger aims to compete with high street stores such as Whistles, Reiss and All

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