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Lisa Bernardi is a 21-year-old Washington, D.C. native who now resides in Paris, France. She is a junior undergraduate student at the American University of Paris, where she studies Global Communications and Film and is captain of the varsity cheerleading team. She has lived on three continents and spends as much time as she can traveling, often getting herself into situations that give her mother gray hair. She enjoys writing, dancing, and playing the cello.

Andre Leon Talley’s Little Black Dress Comes To Paris

Oscar de la Renta, robe de style Tulle and silk taffeta ; fall/winter 2012 (Photo credit: Savannah College of Art and Design)

Oscar de la Renta, robe de style
Tulle and silk taffeta ; fall/winter 2012
(Photo Credit: Savannah College of Art and Design)

Every fashion-savvy diva knows that the little black dress is not only the center of her wardrobe, but her best friend and secret weapon! See the LBD come to life in Savannah College of Art and Design and MAC Cosmetics exhibition, “Little Black Dress,” now open to the public at the Mona Bismarck Center for Art & Culture in Paris, France. This collection of approximately 50 extravagant dresses includes designs by Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Tom Ford, Oscar de la Renta, and many more, as well as pieces previously worn by style icons such as Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Sex and the City’s Sarah Jessica Parker.

The exhibition is curated by Numéro Russia editor at large and Vogue contributing editor André Léon Talley, who also serves as a mentor at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Talley’s gallery dedicated to couture at the college’s art museum is the only one of its kind in the southern United States.

This is the first time Little Black Dress appears in France, and its trip to the world’s fashion capital is an absolute don’t-miss!

Can’t make it to Paris? Buy the book by André Léon Talley for $50.

(Photo credit: Lisa Bernardi)

(Photo Credit: Lisa Bernardi)

WHEN: July 3 – September 22, 2013
Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Mona Bismarck American Center for Art & Culture
34 Avenue de New York
75007 Paris, France
Ph. +33 1 47 23 38 88

Adults: 7€
Students: 5€
12 & under: Free

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