Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Musée Galliera exhibits wardrobe of Chéruit saleswoman
Musée Galliera exhibits wardrobe of Chéruit saleswoman
06
Nov '13
courtesy: wice-paris.org
courtesy: wice-paris.org
A sneak peek into the wardrobe of a fashionable Parisian, who also was the first sales lady to work at the long-forgotten French fashion house Chéruit, Alice Alleaume, is available at an off-site exhibition, organized by the famous fashion museum Musée Galliera, Paris.
 
Dubbed as ‘The Novel of a Wardrobe: The Parisian Chic from the Belle Époque to the 1930s’, the event offers an insight into the reigning haute couture fashion sensibilities, including the oddities, of the 20th century.
 
Going on at the Carnavalet Museum, Paris, the exhibit features more than 400 items, such as clothing and accessories, from renowned labels like Chéruit, Worth, Lanvin, Alphonsine, Marcelle Demay, Madeleine Panizon and Le Monnier, belonging to the 1830s to the 1930s.
 
Curated by the ‘Musée Galliera’ curators Sophie Grossiord and Christian Gros along with the assistant curator of the ‘Carnavalet Museum’ Charlotte Lacour-Veyranne, the exhibits include summer dresses from the Belle Époque era (early 1870s to the beginning of World War I), sumptuously embroidered satin evening gowns from Jazz Age and a Lanvin dress breastplate.
 
Other than Alice’s lavish dresses, the display also includes outfits worn by Alice’s dressmaker mother Adele (1839-1909) as well as her older sister and Worth’s head saleswoman Hortense Baudron Dumas (1867-1932).
 
Scheduled to run till March 16, 2014, the exhibition additionally features textile samples, documents, manuscripts, sketches, photographs, lame wigs and embroidered headbands sourced from Alice’s family archives.  
 
Alice Alleaume worked as a saleswoman at Chéruit from 1912 to 1923.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Fancycrave.com from Pexels

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jun 2018

EU's retaliatory duty on US apparel takes effect

As part of the three-pronged response outlined by the European...

NCC applauds House passage of farm legislation

Textiles | On 22nd Jun 2018

NCC applauds House passage of farm legislation

The National Cotton Council (NCC) of the US has welcomed the passage...

Courtesy: Roman Pohorecki from Pexels

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jun 2018

UK launches inquiry on sustainability of fashion industry

The Environmental Audit Committee of the UK Parliament has launched...

Interviews View All

C. Dhandayuthapani
Mag Solvics Pvt. Ltd

ITME 2016 exploited our full strength like never before

Deepak Jain
Baggout

We are using Facebook and Instagram to promote ourselves

Representatives
Textile & apparel industry

GST is a complicated and lengthy process

Mala Alwani

<div>Delhi-based fast fashion womenswear brand, Besiva, aims to bridge the ...

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search