Tour of Jean Paul Gaultier’s Couture Exhibit, San Francisco 2012

Cut out leather. Large abalone shells.A bustier-style dress made of grass that is woven to resemble feathers.

Gaultier’s notoriety increased in the 1980s with several cone-breasted designs, similar to one worn on tour by Madonna.Corset with sewn black jet stones, total glitter & sparkle.Tiny beads sewn resembling real leopard pelt.Satin apricot colored Ribbons create a long bustier.  

Gowns wrapped with huge piping.

Mermaid dress bathed in blueCutout lace jumpsuit.           

Ground breaking and totally awesome exhibit….”bad boy’s” couture meets animated mannequins.

Janet