Jean Paul Gaultier’s La Grande Fête at deYoung – San Francisco

 0095-La-Grande-Fete-120323 The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk is the premier major exhibition dedicated to renowned French designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Blessed are San Franciscans, that it has arrived smack dab in the center of the city at the deYoung Museum. The exhibit is on view through August 19th of this year and on display are 130 iconic haute couture and prêt-a-porter ensembles created between the early 1970s and 2010.IMG_5141

On one recent evening, San Francisco fashionistas, socialites, models, gender benders, and art lovers came out to celebrate Jean Paul Gaultier, himself at the Gilt City pre-party and the extravagant opening soirée, La Grande Fête. Here are some photos:

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Jean Paul Gaultier at the exhibit

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Gaultier and Dita Von Teese

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Chocolate with Gold Leaf were a crowd favorite

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Jen & I taking in the sensory overload of festivities

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Photo Credit: Drew Altizer Photography


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