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I AM BLACK VELVET Erik Mortensen - HAUTE COUTURE

16 Jun - 31 Jan 2018 / Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen, DK

The exhibition is built up around several themes that offer insight into Erik Mortensen’s unique design talent, the legacy of Balmain, his design process, his joy in materials and his sublime craftsmanship, his fascination with the colour black and the play of transparent textiles against bare skin. There are also areas in the exhibit devoted to Mortensen’s fashion shows and the stories of his private customers, among them celebrities and royal families.

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