Madrid What's on

Bulgari and Rome

30 Nov-26 Feb. The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza explores how the designs of luxury jeweller Maison Bulgari have been inspired by the architecture and art of ancient and modern Rome. The exhibition sho...
Brussels What's on

The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story

Exhibition devoted to the Belgian fashion world, providing an overview of its success in recent decades. The exhibition begins with the creations of the so-called Antwerp Six, an influential fashio...
Amsterdam What's on

New for Now: The origin of fashion magazines

For the first time the Rijksmuseum presents its vast collection of costume and fashion prints from 1600 to the first half of the 20th-century. Before the advent of photography the prevailing fashio...
Madrid What's on

Hubert de Givenchy

Described by organisers as the first major retrospective devoted to French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, this exhibition is also the Museo Thyssen's first foray into the world of fashion. Th...
Paris What's on

Dries Van Noten: Inspirations

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs dedicates an exhibition to contemporary Belgian fashion designer Dries Van Noten whose work is displayed alongside paintings that have inspired him. The...
Brussels What's on

The Seventies, chacun ses audaces

The spotlight is on the fashion of the 1970s in this exhibition at the Musée du Costume. The show's organisers describe the 1970s as the decade that witnessed the birth of prêt-&agrav...
Barcelona What's on

Barcelona Prêt-à-Porter, 1958-2008. Fifty Years of the Fashion Industry

The Palau Robert displays more than 300 garments that provide a look back over half a century of Catalan fashion, showcasing the region's foremost designers, brands, clothing manufacturers and boutiqu...
Amsterdam What's on

Schoolbags

25 March-15 September. The Museum of Bags and Purses presents a nostalgic exhibition of assorted schoolbags. Although the schoolbag can conjure up different connotations for different people, orga...
Madrid What's on

The Art of Cartier

24 Oct-17 Feb. The Thyssen-Bornemisza presents an exhibition of over 400 items of jewellery and decorative pieces belonging to personalities such as Grace Kelly, Wallis Simpson, Maria Felix, Coco Chan...
Paris What's on

Fashioning fashion: Two centuries of European fashion, 1700-1915

13 Dec-14 April. The Musée des Arts décoratifs examines the changing tastes in clothing in Europe between 1700 and 1915. The exhibition comprises almost 100 complete male and female outf...
Vienna What's on

Emilie Flöge fabrics

25 May – 2 December. The Austrian Folklore Museum displays 350 textile samples from the estate of the Austrian fashion designer Emilie Louise Flöge. In her role as owner of Vienna's ha...