According to some travel websites, there are 5 best fashion museums exist in the world. A museum is a compulsory visiting place for a traveler and if the museum exhibits fashion that would be so excited. So if you are passionate and excited to know the fashion trends from past to present you should visit the following museum which is best according to some travel websites to know the world fashion including clothes, accessories and so on.
1. Musee Galliera In Paris
This is a palace donated by Duchesse de Galliera to exhibit the works of art by the Duke of Galliera and Duchesse of Galliera. It holds 70,000 items of fashion. The museum opens in 1902. It opens throughout the year except for Monday and public holidays. The museum showcases exhibits of French fashion and design from the 18th century to present. It is the museum of industrial arts.
2. Christian Dior, The Museum, And Garden
The museum is founded in 1947. It was the inspirational place where the famous designer Christian Dior spent his early childhood. Dior’s mother Madeleine added the rose garden which is the garden of fragrance means Christian Dior’ famous perfume. It exhibits usually designers’ new creation but also showcases pieces by other fashion houses’ famous designs. It generally opens from May to October in a year. It also does a workshop for perfumes.
3. The Balenciaga Museum In Spain
The Balenciaga Museum is the world first fashion museum that is dedicated entirely to the work of a fashion designer named Cristobal Balenciaga. It is located in Getaria, the birthplace of the designer, 25 kilometers from San Sebastian in 2011. The architecture of this building is a combination of traditional and modern design. There are four floors which are divided into three large spaces and six halls. The work of the designer has been exhibited in one section of the building. Moreover, there are various temporary exhibitions and leisure has been taking place in the museum. There is a film that introduces a style of the designer and the influence over world fashion trends.
4. The Bata Shoe Museum
The Bata Shoe Museum was established in 1995 in Toronto, Canada. It is the museum of a singular accessory. It collects more than 10,000 fashionable footwears from different parts of the world. Their collections include the footwear of Queen Victoria, Elvis Presley, Elton John and many more famous personalities. Their display of shoes is based on a theme such as cultural traditions, time period or ethnicity.
5. Bags & Purses Museum
Museum of Bags and Purses is established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Netherland. It is the 3rd largest specialized museum in the world. The hobby of an antique dealer, Hendrikje Ivo, was to discover the history of an ancient bag that led to the establishment of the museum. More than 4000 bags and purses are exhibits there. Famous epitomic brands such as Chanel purse, Hermes Kelly bags and many more are in their collection.