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The following biography contains information on Fashion Designer Jean Paul Gaultier.

BIOGRAPHY
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER,
date of creation: 1976
1952 April 24th Birth of the "ENFANT TERRIBLE OF THE FRENCH FASHION WORLD".
1970 Joined Pierre Cardin.
1971 A spell with Jacques Esterel, then joined Jean Patou where he stayed for two years as assistant Michael Gomez, then to Angelo Tarlazzi.
1974 - 1975 Returned to Pierre Cardin, but this time in Manila where he created collections intended for the U.S.A.

January, 1976
Creation of a line of electronic jewels

October, 1976
First Jean-Paul Gaultier collection for Women

1983
Collection "Dada•ste"; Creation of the corset dress First Jean-Paul Gaultier collection for Men

1985
Collection "Une garde-robe pour deux" and creation
of the skirt for Men Creation of the costumes for the show "Le Defile" from Regine Chopinot - Halle de Nogent sur Marne

1986
"Russian Collection" inspired by "constructivism"

1987
Collection "The Rock Stars" - an hommage to the clothing styles of various rock stars

1988
Collection "La Concierge est dans l'escalier"
Hommage to the "Paris populaire" of the "entre deux guerres" period

1989
Launching of the record "How to do that" and first cinematographic collaboration for the creation of the costumes for the film, "Le Cuisinier, le Voleur, sa Femme et son Amant" from Peter Greenaway

1990
Creation of the costumes for Madonna's world tour: "Blond Ambition Tour"

1991
Creation of the costumes for Yvette Horner for her show at the Casino de Paris

1992
Launching of a "mobile furniture" collection edited by the VIA

1993
Launching of the first perfume for Women, "Jean-Paul Gaultier"
Collection "Rabbins Chics": hommage to the Jewish culture

1994
Creation of the costumes for the film "Kika" from Pedro Almodovar Collection "Piercings and Tattoos"

1995
Launching of the perfume for Men "Le M‰le"
Creation of the costumes for the film "La cite des enfants perdus" from Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet

1997
First Haute Couture collection "Gaultier Paris"
Creation of the costumes for the film "The Fifth Element" from Luc Besson
Collection "Black Beauties": hommage to "black" elegance

1998
Collections "HOMAGE TO FRIDA KAHLO" and "EXISTENTIALISTS"
Jean Paul Gaultier launches his first fur collection "JEAN PAUL GAULTIER FOURRURE" Autumn/Winter 98-99 in march.
1999 July 8th,Marriage between the horse drawn carriage and the sailor pullover.
Jean-Paul Gaultier signs a partnership agreement with Hermes International.
Launch of his second perfume "FRAGILE" , for Women.
THE THIRD MILLENIUM WILL BE " LOVE " collection that is more international than ethnic, modeled by couples illustrating crossbreeding.
1999 Collections " The Love Boat" and " John of Arc "

2000 Collections " The Parisian Women ", " Death in Venise ", " Louise Brooks with Easy Rider " and " Motorbike and Antique Laces "

2001 Collections " The Puzzle ", " China and Spain " and " Peace and Love ".

2002

Collections " La Parigote", " Garons - Garonnes " and " The Christo Effect "
April : Costume designs for Ms Catherine Deneuve for the movie "Dangerous Liaisons" directed by Josee Dayan
May : Costume designs for the Absolut Vodka advertising campaign.
June : Men's Spring/Summer 2003, Heaven & Hell. Diabolic like Michel Polnareff, Romantic like Marylin Manson. "Hell meets heaven"
July : Haute Couture collection autumn/winter 2002/2003 "The Hussar"
October : "Intake of air - Thank you Calder", Moving garments suspended by metal chains, the lines are soft, draped and twisted.
November : Designiong of costumes for the French singer "Sheila" at the Olympia.
2003 January : Haute Couture collection Spring-Summer 2003
January : The Sideburns, Men's Autumn/Winter 2003/2004, return to the old values and to a modernized classicism
March : Baby Doll, Women's Autumn/Winter 2003/2004, Kids clothes worn by adults.

Books written on Jean-Paul Gaultier

1983
La Mode pour la Vie, Editions Autrement

1990
A nous deux la Mode, Editions Flammarion

1996
Memoire de la Mode, Editions Assouline
Lili chez les Top Models - bande dessinee, Editions Vent d'Ouest


Activities and Brands

Ready-to-wear:
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Men, Women
and Knits

Haute Couture:
GAULTIER PARIS

Jeans:
JEAN'S PAUL GAULTIER

Accessories:
Leather goods JEAN PAUL GAULTIER

Eyewear JEAN PAUL GAULTIER

Jewels JEAN PAUL GAULTIER and JEAN PAUL GAULTIER ARGENT

Umbrellas, Scarves, Ties, Shoes JEAN PAUL GAULTIER

Knit

Perfumes:
CLASSIQUE and FRAGILE for Women
LE MåLE for Men
GAULTIER2 for Men and Women
Make up for men : TOUT BEAU TOUT PROPRE


Whom to Contact

France
JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER S.A.
325 rue Saint-Martin
75003 Paris
Tel: 00 33 1 72 75 83 00

Eric Labaume, CEO
Christophe Caillaud, Executive Vice-President
Lionel Vermeil, Communication Manager

www.jeanpaulgaultier.com

webmaster@jpgaultier.fr


Major Retail Outlets

France
Jean Paul Gaultier
44, Avenue Georges V
75008 Paris


Jean-Paul Gaultier
6, rue Vivienne
75002 Paris

Jean Paul Gaultier
Le Gray d'Albion
17, Boulevard de la Croisette
06400 Cannes

Jean Paul Gaultier
8, Place Saint Georges
31000 Toulouse

United Kingdom
Galerie Gaultier
171/175 Draycott
SW3 3AJ Londres

Hong Kong
Jean-Paul Gaultier 052 & 152 Ocean Galleries, Canton Road, Tsimshatsui Kowloon

1/F Daimaru Department Store, Causeway Bay Hong Kong

Japan
Jean-Paul Gaultier
Daikanyama
28-7 Sarugaku-Cho, Shibuya-Ku
Tokyo

Jean-Paul Gaultier Omotesando
5-2-28 Jingumae, Shibuya-Ku
Tokyo

Jean-Paul Gaultier Kobe
Kenruy Bldg II, 6 Banchi, Kaigandori, Chuo-Ku, Kobe-Shi - Hyogo

Jean-Paul Gaultier Tenji Doori
1-13-21, Daimyou, Chuo-Ku, Fukuoka-Shi - Fukuoka-Ken

RUNWAY SHOWS

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