It is from 5 to 26 July 2012 the Lingerie French exhibition will be held in Paris, before flying to London, Dubai and Shanghai.
It is a retrospective that spans more than 100 years of creating innovations, know-how, luxury, and especially of seduction.
The French lingerie will unveil all of his secrets in this exhibition. This is the first time that the leading French lingerie brands unite to discover their treasures. They will indeed reveal emblematic parts of their collections. The visitors will be able to admire many pieces of Aubade, Chantelle, Barbara, footprint, implicit, Lejaby, Lou, Lise Charmel, Passionata, Princess Tam-Tam and Simone Pérèle.
This exhibition will celebrate the know-how of french corsetieres with their headlights inventions: the corset in elastic fabric, the first bra, the sheath, and even smart lingerie who memorizes the curves of the female body. It also allows to trace the history of this lingerie, worn by millions of women around the world.
Beautiful and humorous images give flesh to lingerie, while bringing a unique testimony on the evolution of mores.
Strong point of this exhibition, visitors will be able to admire a strip-transhistorique-holographic, which will show the evolution of the female figure over time.
This exhibition will be accompanied by the publication of a book, in the Editions Plon. Baptized Lingerie French, this book will present the history of the French lingerie using writings, but also photographs, produced by Gilles Berquet. It will be available in September.
Will also be on sale during the exhibition history of Lingerie, written by Catherine Ormen, fashion historian and author of many books on fashion, composed with Chantal Thomass (price: 25 euros).