palais galliera


Palais Galliera facade in Paris with Eiffel Tower in the background by Rebecca Skye Watson for Poésie Privée 


 Like for many of us, the only type of travelling in the last year or so has been the imaginary kind, so getting to visit Paris last month felt that bit extra special. The main intention of the trip was to visit Paris Photo fair, but also a chance to breathe a little and roam around with my camera in tow. 


Close-up of facade of Palais Galliera with exhibition poster for Vogue Paris 192-2020 exhibition 


  One place for a major dose of inspiration was the Vogue Paris 1920-2020 exhibition at the fairly recently refurbished Palais Galliera – a mecca for the history of fashion and a stunning Neo-renaissance building to admire in its own right. 


 Palais Galliera courtyard, Neo-renaissance fashion museum building in Paris


 I really enjoyed browsing through the collection of Vogue covers, pages, photography and illustrations throughout the decades. 


 collage of mood board images from the Vogue exhibition at Palais Galliera in Paris


entrance of Palais Galliera museum in Paris


Pale stone stairs to Gabrielle Chanel galleries at Palais Galliera in Paris

 Two delicate white chairs against limestone wall at Palais Galliera in Paris

Engraved silhoutte of Gabrielle Chanel to mark the inauguration of Les Galleries Gabrielle Chanel at Palais Galliera in 2020

Row of pillars at Palais Galliera with Parisian apartment buildings in background

The Vogue Paris 1920-2020 exhibition runs until 30 January 2022.
Palais Galliera is located at:
10 avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie, Paris 16e, 75116 Paris

(P.S. If a trip to Paris isn't happening any time soon,
Palais Galliera has a wonderful online collection to peruse wherever you are!)

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