I am in Montreal for the weekend. My daughter and I went to see the gorgeous textiles of "l'enfant terrible" of the fashion world.
He is self-taught.
He is one of the most important fashion designers of recent decades.
Jean Paul Gaultier's haute couture. (images courtesy of Zio Paolino from flickr as I forgot my camera!)
I loved the photo transfers onto cloth, the textures, the beading.
Pierre Cardin told him, "The idea is more important than the material used to translate it."