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“Thierry Mugler: Couturissime”: Explore the Mugler universe like never before

After brilliantly opening its doors at the Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal in 2019 and mesmerizing the crowds of Rotterdam and Munich, the “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” exhibition is finally coming to Paris.

From September 30th, 2021 to April 24th, 2022, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris will host this immense and unparalleled exhibition retracing the work of Thierry Mugler, a singular artist who has revolutionized the worlds of fashion, haute couture, perfume and photography throughout his distinguished career.
30 Sep 2021

Thierry Mugler, a life of creation


The exhibition marks the return of this visionary artist to Paris, where his fame began nearly five decades ago. From ready-to-wear and haute couture silhouettes to stage costumes, photographs, films and unpublished archives dating from 1973 to 2014, “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” will showcase the fascinating universe of this creator and his multiple collaborations in the fields of entertainment, music and cinema through its exceptional creations. “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” is an opportunity to discover and rediscover the relevance of this multi-disciplinary artist, who shaped the world of fashion through his creations with sculptural morphologies both futuristic and timeless, and his infinite references, from mythology through Hollywood glamour to architecture. Mugler’s distinctive style transcends fashion, having influenced generations of artists to this very day.



An exclusive room dedicated to Mugler fragrance history


Exclusively for Paris, Manfred Thierry Mugler himself has imagined and designed a dreamy setting for his perfume fantasy world with a room dedicated to Mugler’s iconic fragrances and olfactive creations. A 360° sensorial experience to rediscover addictive and ground-breaking creations such as Angel, Alien or A*Men. A unique and unforgettable journey through the making of the fascinating universe fragrances.

To all our Mugler addicts: don’t miss this chance to explore the Mugler universe like never before in the city where it all started!



An exhibition initiated, produced and circulated by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, in collaboration with the Maison Mugler, which restored the designer’s heritage couture and ready-to-wear pieces. Presented by the Musée des arts décoratifs (MAD), Paris, with the support of the Maison Mugler. An exhibition curated by Thierry-Maxime Loriot, guest curator for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
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