Tuesday, 8 September 2020


Via Messy Nessy Chic’s peripatetic exploration, we are directed towards the instantly and inchoately iconic photo shoots of fashion designer, parfumeur and avid body-builder Manfred Thierry Mugler who famously framed his models draped in his signature futuristic haute couture during the mid-1980’s on landmarks and national monuments to evoke a statement of style that is surpassing in terms of both subject and backdrop. Fast-fashion, pret-รข-porter and functional fragrances pushed him to a premature, semi-retirement but there’s a new anthology that presents a retrospective of Mugler’s extensive portfolio with more to explore at the links above.