Visitors to the "Ethnographic Hermitage" will be able to appreciate the splendor of 70 sets of clothes by the leader of the domestic fashion industry from the collections of the 1970s to our time, as well as the master's paintings and works made using graphic design techniques.
The exhibition "Secrets of Harmony" will be presented in one of the most beautiful ceremonial halls of St. Petersburg, in the two-level Marble Hall, which got its name for the facing with unique pink Karelian marble. Like the relics collected by many generations of employees of the Russian Ethnographic Museum, telling about the way of life and traditions of various peoples inhabiting the vastness of Russia, vivid and memorable images from Vyacheslav Zaitsev tell about the life of Soviet people and our contemporaries. Let in many ways the designer's model is his dream of the ideal image of a compatriot, based on the original Russian idea of the beauty and dignity of a person, the influence of Vyacheslav Zaitsev's work on the development of the domestic fashion industry can hardly be overestimated.
“We were well received at the Ethnographic Museum,” Vyacheslav Zaitsev shares his impressions. - A podium will be placed on the first level, where spectators will be able to view the design of the exhibited models from all sides. The exposition of paintings, graphics and photographic works will be placed on the magnificent stands of the balcony, so as not to damage the unique marble columns. These works were a success with audiences in London and at the Erarta Gallery of Contemporary Art. " The exposition "Secrets of Harmony" will feature thematic groups consisting of ensembles of clothing from various collections. Thus, a group of black evening coats will amaze the audience with the luxury of tambour embroidery, trimming with gold braid, inlaid with bugles, beads and sequins, the scope of voluminous designs of velvet coats and the refined splendor of jacquard coats decorated with tinted fur.
A group of outfits in a red range of colors will surely attract the attention of viewers, not only with color, but also with a variety of shapes, fabric textures and bold design decisions. The hit of the exposition will be models made of Pavlovo Posad shawls. Coats and luxurious dresses, skirts and corsets, all assembled by a skilled hand with the precision of detailed mathematical calculations. The author generously decorates a fantastic kaleidoscope of multicolored patterns with beads, gold braid and multicolored lace, without crossing the elusive line, beyond which taste and kitsch begin. Elegant sets of French jacquards and luxurious German checked silks will also captivate visitors to the Ethnographic Museum with their virtuoso decoration with embroidery and lace in the color of noble bronze. A group of evening dresses will amaze with multi-layered ensembles,hiding in their depths amazing sculptural corsets, decorated with feathers of exotic birds.
The presented exhibition project was organized by the Moscow Fashion House of Vyacheslav Zaitsev with the support of the Russian Ethnographic Museum and the State Budgetary Institution of Culture of the city of Moscow Museum and Exhibition Center "Museum of Fashion" as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of creative activity and the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Fashion House of Vyacheslav Zaitsev …
SlavZaitsev news agency.