Marrakech: Noureddine Amir au musée YSL
Un espace réservé à l’art, à la mode bien sûr, mais aussi à la création contemporaine, à l’anthropologie ou à la botanique. Imaginé par Hamid Fardjad, le commissaire de l’exposition et le scénographe Christophe Martin, il s’agit là d’une sorte d’hommage à celui qui se distingue par une adaptation singulière de l’artisanat marocain dans ses créations. En effet, le couturier de renommée internationale s’imprègne d’un héritage et de savoir-faire... View More
Moroccan Fashion Designer Noureddine Amir
Noureddine Amir is a fashion designer from Morocco. Born in Rabat he studied in a French fashion school which was briefly open in Morocco.
His studio is called Villa Amir and is in Marrakech. The space is filled with wooden mannequins adorned with raffia and clay. what sets Noureddine apart from many Moroccan fashion designers is his departure from traditions of materials and styles, instead he takes inspiration from Amazigh culture, and... View More
23 FEBRUARY - 22 APRIL 2018
Noureddine Amir’s creations raise ambiguous questions. Are they fashion or architecture from another time? Are they apparel or abode? The textures, colors, and shapes by far recall the Amazigh constructions encountered in the towns lying in the southern part of North Africa, from Morocco to Egypt.
Amir works on a garment as if he were working on an animal hide. Taking wool, rafia, and silk, he submits them to a specific... View More
photo: Denis Pushkin
Après Zuhair Murad, Georges Hobeika... View More
Christophe Josse and Noureddine Amir Join French Haute Couture Calendar
The French Fashion Federation had added Christophe Josse and Noureddine Amir as guest members to the haute couture calendar in January.
The 2018 dates for the haute couture shows are Jan. 22 to 25.
Amir’s work was promoted by Pierre Bergé last year, who hosted an exhibit of the Moroccan designer’s sculpted dresses at the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent.
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Chambre Syndicale elects Christophe Josse and Noureddine Amir as new guest members
The invitation is a much sought-after approval by fashion houses and guarantees the two couturiers a slot on the official catwalk schedule during Paris couture week. The next season will take place over four days from Monday, January 22 to Thursday, January 25, 2018.
Amir is a Moroccan-born designer, noted for making film costumes in the 1990s and known for creating “wearable sculptures", who... View More