Behind the scenes of fashion in Lyon

From the 9th of November 2019 to the 8th of March 2020, at the Musée des Tissus (Textile Museum), enjoy a unique exhibition on a major couturier of the 20th century.

Last updated date : 15/01/2020
From 09/11/2019 to 08/03/2020 between 10 am and 6 pm. Closed on Monday.
Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs 34 rue de la Charité - 69002 Lyon 2ème
Yves Saint Laurent (1936-2008) - Ensemble de soir (détail). Collection haute couture automne-hiver 2000 © Yves Saint Laurent © Sophie Carre (2019)

The exhibitions of fashion designers at the Musée des Tissus (Textile Museum) are always a big event for lovers of fashion, beautiful materials and creation.

After Mariano Fortuny (1980), Cristóbal Balenciaga (1985), Jeanne Paquin (1989), Madeleine Vionnet (1994), Olivier Lapidus (1997), Léonard (2006) and Franck Sorbier (2009), Yves Saint Laurent!

Yves Saint Laurent was one of the world’s most famous French fashion designers. 

The exhibition highlights the strong ties between Yves Saint Laurent and his suppliers (mainly of silk) in Lyon: Bianchini-Férier, Bouton Renaud, Brochier, Hurel et Sfate & Combier, Bucol, Abraham and Beaux-Valette. 

Produced in cooperation with the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris, the exhibition Yves Saint Laurent promises to be a visually stunning experience, featuring beautiful fabrics, both colourful and black, and bold shapes, both masculine and feminine, while revealing what happened behind the scenes. 

Enjoy this inspiring experience.

The admission to theTextile Museum and its exhibition is included in the Lyon City Card.


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  • From 09/11/2019 to 08/03/2020 between 10 am and 6 pm.
    Closed on Monday.
  • Adult: 12 €.

    Free entry for children < 12 years.
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