Jean-Paul Gaultier

By: Lauryn Brasch

His style

He is known for his unusual witty clothing. He’s also known for his tailoring. He likes to design trenches (leather) , and a tendency to embrace equestrian, military, and royal tropes. He is known for the cone bra as well. His outfits accents the bust and hips.

About Jean-Paul Gaultier

Born- Year 1952
63 years old

His collections/fashion house

His 2015 spring ready to wear collection is theatric and avant-garde and features vivid prints and lingerie-inspired look. The couture designer is very avant-garde who keeps gender equality in mind. Some say him male clothing is too feminine, but he disagrees. Jean mostly designs women wear, perfume, and children's wear. He is partnered with Hermés, the French fashion house.
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show in Montreal

About his models

He likes his models to be different, tell a story, and to stand out. For example, he has models that are not the usual shape and are covered in tattoos. He also brings animals on his runways.
Jean Paul Gaultier - Fashion show - été 2013

Fashion Show- 2013

In this fashion show, the avant-garde collection was drawn from inspiration in India, with the bright colors and fabrics.