Made in Spain: La mode au-delà des frontières
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PARIS - The exhibition Made in Spain: La mode au-delà des frontières arrives in Paris in order to showcase the best of the creation of Spanish fashion to the French public.
Paris, global capital of fashion, becomes the perfect enclave to display a selection of the more representative pieces of the Fall / Winter 2014 – 2015 collections by 28 Spanish designers, from the more established brands to the young creators who emerge with strength.
Craft, tailoring and patterning showcase their more exquisite facet in this exhibition, placing value upon the know-how of the Spanish fashion industry.
The Spanish Embassy in Paris hosts this exhibition, an impressive and exclusive enclave where fashion blends with portraits, engravings and tapestries by Goya, paintings by Madrazo and outstanding pieces of decorative arts from the XVIth to the XXth century. An interesting visual journey that mirrors the vitality of the creation of fashion Made in Spain.
Photo courtesy of Asociación Creadores de Moda de España
Participating designers include: Adolfo Dominguez, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Ailanto, Amaya Arzuaga, Ana Locking, Andrés Sardá, Angel Schlesser, Custo Barcelona, Davidelfin, Devota & Lomba, Duyos, Etxeberria, Hannibal Laguna, Helena Rohner, Ion Fiz, Jorge Vázquez, Juana Martín, Juanjo Oliva, Loewe, Manolo Blahnik, Maya Hansen, Miguel Marinero, Miguel Palacio, Nicolas Vaudelet, Roberto Torretta, Roberto Verino, Teresa Helbig, Victorio & Lucchino.
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SPANISH EMBASSY IN PARIS
The seat of the Embassy of Spain in Paris is the Hôtel Wagram or Berthier located in Avenue George V and acquired by the Spanish State in 1920. The furnishings and the decoration of the residence was carried out with relevant pieces from the Royal Heritage, donated expressly by wish of King Alfonso XIII.
Among the pieces of the art collection featured, highlighted are the portraits, engravings and stately tapestries by Goya, as well as relevant works by painters such as Pantoja de la Cruz, Sánchez Coello, José Llaneces or Federico de Madrazo. The magnificent collection of Spanish Turkish gnarled carpets woven in the workshops of the Real Fábrica de Tapices in Madrid, clothe the floors of this spectacular residence.
Source: Asociación Creadores de Moda de España
MADE IN SPAIN
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada (Photos by Getty Images)
Devota & Lomba
Hannibal Laguna (Photos by Getty Images)
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