Andy Guzzonatto

  • “THIERRY MUGLER: COUTURISSIME”

    Curated by Thierry-Maxime Loriot

    “I am not trying to seduce you,” rectifies Mrs. Robinson’s sampled voice in the opening shot of George Michael’s 1992 Too Funky music video, which unleashed the fash-ion designs of Thierry Mugler on an MTV generation not yet seduced by his outré silhouettes. Mugler’s Ziegfeld Follies–meets–Le Queen runway extravaganzas are legendary for their gag-worthy ensembles of supermodels, ’60s cinema icons, and louche figures from the demimonde. Out of the ravages of World War II emerged Dior’s “New Look,” with nipped-in waists that prettily defied austerity and fascist