Author(s): Jorge Yarur Bascunan
The Museo de la Moda, documents the thriving creative sartorial period during the 1980s through a carefully curated collection of over 500 rare vintage pieces. Founded in 1999 and opened in 2007, the Museo de la Moda has amassed one of the world's largest collections of 1980s garments, accessories, and design objects, from subversive, deconstructed ensembles by Comme des Garçons to explosively graphic jumpsuits by Fiorucci. 80's Museo de la Moda captures a decade marked by bold displays of opulence, über-glamour, and daring experimentation where the worlds of music, art, fashion, and design collided and informed each other. This substantial volume features over 500 pages of fabulous garments and accessories - many featured in international magazines like Vogue, Elle, L'Officiel - from renowned designers like Azzedine Alaïa, Issey Miyake, Katherine Hamnett, Claude Montana, Elizabeth de Senneville, Zandra Rhodes, Boy London, Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Charles Jourdan, Chanel, Valentino, Yohji Yamamoto, and BodyMap. Dynamic photo collages are accompanied by new interviews with the brightest and boldest international personalities and fashion designers who reminisce on their experiences during that vibrant time including: Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, Joan Collins, Jane Fonda, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Thierry Mugler, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Nick Rhodes, and others. Aesthetic themes explored include: urban fashion, dressing for the evening, fashion for men, motifs and color, and accessories. Undeniably the ultimate book on 80s fashion, 80 Fashion Catalogue will be treasured by fashion, style, popular culture, and design enthusiasts alike.