Erik Mortensen: Haute Couture

Exhibition, Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen, Denmark.


From June 16, 2017 until January 31, 2018
Experience the world of haute couture and craftsmanship created by one of Denmark’s most celebrated fashion icons. The exhibition includes Erik Mortensen’s pieces for Balmain and Jean-Louis Scherrer in the 1980s. His countless colle ions are the best evidence of his sophisticated yet passionate approach to design. Based on a number of themes, the expo reveals Mortensen’s unique talent – the Balmain legacy; his design process; the celebration of materials; superb cra smanship; his fascination with the colour black; and how he played with tran arent fabric and naked skin. Also included is the presentation of fashion shows and the tale of his private clients, among which are celebrities and royals.