athens: arrrgh! monsters in fashion

© panos kokkinias - exhibition set-up

this should be great fun and not to be missed when in athens! we're talking the arrrgh! monsters in fashion exhibition, opening on sat - may 14 [8pm] at the benaki museum's annexe in the city's happening gazi area. curated by vassilis zidianakis, it's the planet's first show ever on character design in fashion and it examines the expansion of the phenomenon of paradoxical, imaginary and monster-formed characters in both fashion and dress. on display are creations by a slew of emerging and established designers and artists, including walter van beirendonck, jean-charles de castelbajac, cassette playa, charlie le mindu and maison martin margiela. location: leoforos pireos 138 [gazi]. 

© paul graves - fashion monster blahnik [2006]