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Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk


Melbourne is synonymous with fashion, so it’s only fitting that the next blockbuster to hit The National Gallery of Victoria is homage to a fashion icon; The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.

In the first international exhibition dedicated to this groundbreaking French couturier, the exhibition features more than 140 spectacular garments spanning the designers creative outlets including haute couture, film and music costumes and ready to wear.

Highlights includes the first dress created by the designer in 1971, costumes worn by Kylie Minogue and Beyoncé and haute couture dresses worn by Nicole Kidman are among the pieces in the highly theatrical and flamboyant show which will have fashionistas flocking to Melbourne.


Already seen in cities including London, New York and Madrid, the exhibition organised by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has smashed attendance records at all its venues, making it the most popular fashion exhibition every staged.

The National Gallery of Victoria is the only Australian venue for The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, so book you Melbourne mini-break or girls getaway to see this outstanding collection. Admission fees apply.

A selection of programs and events at the NGV delve deeper into the themes and ideas behind exhibitions – from talks and tours to evening events. See NGV for tickets and information. 


After dark, visit the exhibition on Friday nights and enter a world of fashion and music as DJs and performers take to the stage alongside pop-up talks, bars and dining for a night of culture and entertainment.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this incredible exhibition and stay at one of Melbourne’s best boutique hotels. Book your Melbourne accommodation online at with no booking fees or credit card fees.

Image credit: NGV

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