Jean Paul Gaultier's wax figure at Madame Tussauds New York

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Jean Paul Gaultier

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Couturier, perfumier and pop culture icon, Gaultier is famous for designing the conical bras for Madonna’s Blonde Ambition tour. The enfant terrible of Haut Couture, Gaultier is not afraid to court controversy with his choice of models and by daring to dress men in skirts for his shows.

  • April 24, 1952: Jean Paul Gaultier was born
  • 1970: Became assistant to Pierre Cardin
  • 1976: Released his first individual collection
  • 1989: Designed wardrobe for The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
  • 1990: Designed costumes for Madonna’s Blonde Ambition tour
  • 1993: Launched Classique fragrance
  • 1997: Designed costumes for the film The Fifth Element
  • 2004: Launched first collection for Hermes

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