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The Victoria and Albert Museum, London is currently presenting an exhibition, which showcases remarkable objects of  relevance from the archives of world renown musician David Bowie:  hand-written sheets of music, set designs, instruments and  yes the costumes, the other worldly fashion, which set Mr. Bowie way apart from the rest … are all on display.

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Dates:  23 March 2013 – 11 August 2013

The Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum, New York is poised to reveal its comprehensive exhibition on the tremendous and continuing influence of the anti-establishment punk movement on fashion past and present.  The exhibition is yet another feature underscoring the inevitable bond between art and fashion.

 

PUNK:  Chaos to Couture

Dates:  9 May 2013 –  14 August 2013

 

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And in the not too distant future …

The Barbican Centre, London will present an exhibition which chronicles the works of fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier.  Mr Gaultier has been an incredible presence on the fashion stage for over three decades.  His creations are witty, provocative and inventive; challenging the norms and setting new standards.

 

 

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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

Expected dates:  9 April 2014 – 17 August 2014, 

Tickets on sale from September 2013