Paris haute couture: the greatest moments of Jean Paul Gaultier's last show

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Paris haute couture: the greatest moments of Jean Paul Gaultier's last show

The show opened with a black coffin adorned with conical breasts, one of the designer’s trademarks, which opened to reveal a model dressed all in white. Paris, January 22, 2020

The fashion world watched Jean Paul Gaultier's haute couture presentation yesterday (Wednesday, January 22) with emotion, as it was the last ever and marked the fiftieth year of his career. The irreverent designer's catwalk shows have always been synonymous with spectacle and celebration; this finale kept its promises. The top-shelf runway cast and a star-studded front row of the couturier's friends came together to celebrate not only legendary fashion but also an avant-garde approach and an era. Here's a look at the highlights of this exceptional last show.