Mugler, Thierry (Thierry Mugler)( Fashion designer, photographer, dancer, writer.)
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Biography Mugler, Thierry (Thierry Mugler)
Designed costumes for theater, worked on the creation of videos and commercials.
Born in 1948 in Strasbourg, France. In 14 years, began to create their own costumes for the theater.
In 1962-64 he. He studies at the dancer and attends the School of Decorative Arts (Ecole des Arts Decoratifs) in Strasbourg. In 1968 he moved to Paris, where he works freelance-designer for various Fashion Houses.
The first collection of pret-a-porter under the name Cafe de Paris was created in 1973. Against the background of prevailing at the time style "unisex" collection caused a real scandal. He "created the image of either the royal whore, or the Queen, which appeared on the panel," renewing fitting, refined, feminine silhouette of the 50's, at the same time giving it a frank sexuality, and even mannerisms.
In 1974 he founded his own label ready-to-wear, and in 1977 shows the first collection of houses - Spectacle.
In 1984 his legendary show at the Zenith (Paris) was filled with falling snow, roses, madonna, angels, floating on the catwalk.
In 1986 creates the costumes Gouvernante with jagged, uneven stitches, leather jackets with broad shoulders and boots with high heels.
In 1987 men's collection is in the style of Macho - tight leather jackets and T-shirts.
In 1988 he published a book Thierry Mugler Photograph.
His models are on the brink of bad taste and a refined sense of feminine forms, the latter usually wins, because the absolute accuracy of structures. "Flagrant, uncompromising, aggressive femininity, sexually explicit and cold sensitivity, - say they built models - at the sight of the fact that he does, one might image the artist torn by contradictions and passions".
Mugler piles and exaggerates the form, but never denies woman sex. Deliberate form of his costume - a product of infinite space, seeking to fill the emptiness of their own. Mugler said he is not seeking to constant change.
In 1994, noted 20 years of house Thierry Mugler. The anniversary was marked by the anniversary showing of "Extraterrestrial Porn Opera" from the podium in the form of the Milky Way, galactic princess in a chrome-coated plates of transparent vinyl corsets and costumes in full growth.
And in 1997, Thierry is the first collection of haute couture, reeking of the day the woman as an exotic bird of paradise, with extravagant corsets, an idea which was prompted by couturier boards insects and crustaceans.