Jean-Paul Gaultier and the first row

Just like many of you, I also visited the Jean-Paul Gaultier exhibition entitled “From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk” during its last and final stop at the Kunsthalle in Munich. The visit was part of a fashion class excursion and we had an excellent guide through the tour.

There have been quite a few posts on the exhibition with wonderful pictures already, so I will not repeat those.

However, I would like mention Jean-Paul Gaultier’s first row which was recreated in a room that featured a life-size catwalk. Jean-Paul Gaultiers first row of course, consists of the most important names of the fashion world – and they are all dressed in his designs. The famous first row guests were spectacular because they had a blank face without any features and were still recognizable by their hairstyle, dress and posture.

Can you guess who is who? Look at the pictures first and later check the answers at the bottom!



First row guest No1: Anna Wintour

First row guest No2: Grace Coddington

First row guest No3: Franca Sozzani

First row guest No4: Emmanuelle Alt

First row guest No5: Suzy Menkes

First row guest No6: Christiane Arp

First row guest No7: Babeth Djian

First row guest No8: Carine Roitfeld

First row guest No9: Catherine Deneuve

First row guest No10: Nana Mouskouri

First row guest No11: Kim Kardashian


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