WATCH: How To Restore 19th Century Clothing

Diana Bell-Heather   |   09 - 10 - 2017

La Vallée Village has collaborated with Musée des Arts Décoratifs to restore unique fashion pieces from the 19th century.

 

La Vallée Village, a discount designer shopping destination in Paris, has come together with Museum of Decorative Arts to revive key items of clothing from the past for a special exhibition. One of the star items to note is the orange dress which was originally designers by Charles Frederick Worth end of the nineteenth century. He is considered the inventor of Parisian haute couture and he was the first to sign his creations as well as design two collections a year.

 

Want to learn more? Watch the video below to get a closer look at other garments and restorative techniques that aim to make the visitors appreciate the heritage of fashion.

 

These newly restored masterpieces will be exhibited in the Period Rooms of the museum till the end of October.

 

 

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