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Marlene Dietrich

The showpiece of the exhibition Birds of Paradise is Marlene Dietrich’s swan down coat, a loan from the Deutsche Kinemathek in Berlin. She first wore it in 1957 at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas and numerous times thereafter in the 1960s. The feathers of over 300 swans were needed to make the coat, which […]

From March 20th, Birds of Paradise in MoMu

The exhibition Birds of Paradise – Feathers and Plumes in Fashion is an ode to the elegance and refinement of the application of plumes and feathers in fashion and haute couture. 19th-century accessories and belle époque garments showcase the refined elegance of the changing fashions at the end of the 19th century, emphasizing ostrich, pheasant […]