Fashion

Jean Paul Gaultier (1952)

The French designer embraces various genres and styles, mixing feminine with masculine, punk with elegance or blending different ethnicities. Fashion's bad boy loves to provoke but with a charming smile. He made boys wear skirts and Madonna bear with pride her cone bra.

Naomi Campbell, Amber Valletta, Christy Turlington,  Linda Evangelista, , Nikki Taylor and Shalom Harlow in  Jean Paul Gaultier Ensembles in Fashion Mavericks, Photographed by Steven Meisel, Vogue US, 1994
Naomi Campbell, Amber Valletta, Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, , Nikki Taylor and Shalom Harlow in Jean Paul Gaultier Ensembles in Fashion Mavericks, Photographed by Steven Meisel, Vogue US, 1994
Marina Perez in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Takay for i-D, 2006
Marina Perez in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Takay for i-D, 2006
Jean Paul Gaultier, Corset (worn by Madonna for the Blonde Ambition Tour), 1990
Jean Paul Gaultier, Corset (worn by Madonna for the Blonde Ambition Tour), 1990
Alek Wek in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, from Les Indes Galantes Collection (Spring/Summer 2000), photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Numéro, 2000
Alek Wek in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, from Les Indes Galantes Collection (Spring/Summer 2000), photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Numéro, 2000
Maricacarla Boscono, Morgane Dubled and Milagros Schmoll for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Spring/Summer 2006
Maricacarla Boscono, Morgane Dubled and Milagros Schmoll for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Spring/Summer 2006
Antoine Le Grand, Jean Paul Gaultier, 2002
Antoine Le Grand, Jean Paul Gaultier, 2002
Shalom Harlow in  Jean Paul Gaultier for Haute et Happening, Photographed by Peter Lindberg , Vogue US, 1997
Shalom Harlow in Jean Paul Gaultier for Haute et Happening, Photographed by Peter Lindberg , Vogue US, 1997
Christy Turlington in Jean Paul Gaultier, Ensemble from Les Tatouages Collection (Spring/Summer 1994),  photographed by Steven Meisel for Vogue, 1994
Christy Turlington in Jean Paul Gaultier, Ensemble from Les Tatouages Collection (Spring/Summer 1994), photographed by Steven Meisel for Vogue, 1994
Jean Paul Gaultier in Flight of Fancy, Photographed by Irving Penn, Vogue US
Jean Paul Gaultier in Flight of Fancy, Photographed by Irving Penn, Vogue US
Carolyn Murphy in Jean Paul Gaultier Jumpsuit, photographed by Michael Wooley for ELLE, 1995
Carolyn Murphy in Jean Paul Gaultier Jumpsuit, photographed by Michael Wooley for ELLE, 1995
Tanel Bedrossiantz for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Pin-Up Boys Collection, photographed by Patrice Stable, 1996
Tanel Bedrossiantz for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Pin-Up Boys Collection, photographed by Patrice Stable, 1996
Björk for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Le Grand Voyage Collection, Fall/Winter 1994
Björk for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Le Grand Voyage Collection, Fall/Winter 1994
Malgosia Bela in by Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Richard Avedon, New York, 2000
Malgosia Bela in by Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Richard Avedon, New York, 2000
Malgosia Bela in by Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Richard Avedon, New York, 2000
Malgosia Bela in by Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Richard Avedon, New York, 2000
Models displaying Jean Paul Gaultier Les Rabins Chics Collection, Fall/Winter 1993
Models displaying Jean Paul Gaultier Les Rabins Chics Collection, Fall/Winter 1993
Lily Cole for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Fall/Winter 2006
Lily Cole for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Fall/Winter 2006
Shalom Harlow in Jean-Paul Gaultier, Photographed by Peter Lindbergh, Vogue US, 1997
Shalom Harlow in Jean-Paul Gaultier, Photographed by Peter Lindbergh, Vogue US, 1997
Jean-Paul Gaultier campaign, Spring/Summer, 1988
Jean-Paul Gaultier campaign, Spring/Summer, 1988
Naomi Campbell in Jean-Paul Gaultier, photographed by Terry O’Neill, 1992
Naomi Campbell in Jean-Paul Gaultier, photographed by Terry O’Neill, 1992
Jean Paul Gaultier for Coca-Cola Campaign, photographed by Stéphane Sednaoui, 2012
Jean Paul Gaultier for Coca-Cola Campaign, photographed by Stéphane Sednaoui, 2012
Farida Khelfa for Jean Paul Gaultier campaign, Fall/Winter 1982
Farida Khelfa for Jean Paul Gaultier campaign, Fall/Winter 1982
Jean Paul Gaultier, Seins Obus Dress, Fall/Winter 1983, Palais Galliera, Paris
Jean Paul Gaultier, Seins Obus Dress, Fall/Winter 1983, Palais Galliera, Paris
Jean Paul Gaultier, Seins Obus Dress (detail), Fall/Winter 1983, Palais Galliera, Paris
Jean Paul Gaultier, Seins Obus Dress (detail), Fall/Winter 1983, Palais Galliera, Paris
Jean Paul Gaultier pant & coat, photographed by Brad Branson, 1988-89
Jean Paul Gaultier pant & coat, photographed by Brad Branson, 1988-89
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Fall/Winter 1979
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Fall/Winter 1979
Jean Paul Gaultier Fahsion Show, Hommage à Frida Kahlo Collection, Spring/Summer 1998
Jean Paul Gaultier Fahsion Show, Hommage à Frida Kahlo Collection, Spring/Summer 1998
Hannelore Knuts for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Fall/Winter 2004
Hannelore Knuts for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Fall/Winter 2004
Gisele Bündchen in Jean Paul Gaultier Ensemble, photographed by David Sims for Vogue, 2006
Gisele Bündchen in Jean Paul Gaultier Ensemble, photographed by David Sims for Vogue, 2006
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Les Vierges Collection, Spring/Summer 2007
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Les Vierges Collection, Spring/Summer 2007
Kate Moss in Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Steven Klein, Harper’s Bazaar, 1993

Kate Moss in Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Steven Klein, Harper’s Bazaar, 1993

Crystal Renn and Joan Smalls for Jean Paul Gaultier, for Voyage Voyage Collection, photographed by Inez van lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Fall/Winter 2010
Crystal Renn and Joan Smalls for Jean Paul Gaultier, for Voyage Voyage Collection, photographed by Inez van lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Fall/Winter 2010
Jean-Paul Goude, Jean Paul Gaultier, 2012
Jean-Paul Goude, Jean Paul Gaultier, 2012
Jean Paul Gaultier, L'Homme-Objet Collection, Spring/Summer 1984
Jean Paul Gaultier, L'Homme-Objet Collection, Spring/Summer 1984
Kate Moss in Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, US Vogue, 1999
Kate Moss in Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, US Vogue, 1999
Gemma Ward for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Fall/Winter 2007
Gemma Ward for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Fall/Winter 2007
Marie Steiss in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Gilles Bensimon for ELLE, 2005
Marie Steiss in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Gilles Bensimon for ELLE, 2005
Paolo Roversi, Tanel Bedrossiantz, 1992, Dress by Jean Paul Gaultier from the Barbès Collection (Fall/Winter 1984)
Paolo Roversi, Tanel Bedrossiantz, 1992, Dress by Jean Paul Gaultier from the Barbès Collection (Fall/Winter 1984)
Chrystelle Saint-Louis Augustin for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Les Touareg Marquis Collection, Spring/Summer 1998
Chrystelle Saint-Louis Augustin for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Les Touareg Marquis Collection, Spring/Summer 1998
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, La Mariée Dress, Hommage à l'Afrique Collection, photographed by Patrice Stable, Spring/Summer 2005
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, La Mariée Dress, Hommage à l'Afrique Collection, photographed by Patrice Stable, Spring/Summer 2005
Hannelore Knuts for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Fall/Winter 2004
Hannelore Knuts for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Fall/Winter 2004
Jean Paul Gaultier and Madonna for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Spring/Summer 1992
Jean Paul Gaultier and Madonna for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Spring/Summer 1992
Lily Cole in Jean Paul Gaultier Ensemble, photographed by Jennifer Tzar for i-D, 2004
Lily Cole in Jean Paul Gaultier Ensemble, photographed by Jennifer Tzar for i-D, 2004
Jean Paul Gaultier, Jacket, Spring/Summer 1996, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Jean Paul Gaultier, Jacket, Spring/Summer 1996, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Laetitia Casta, Vladimir McCrary and Jenny Shimizu, photographed by Ellen von Unwerth, 1993
Laetitia Casta, Vladimir McCrary and Jenny Shimizu, photographed by Ellen von Unwerth, 1993
Iman for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, photographed by Guy Marineau, 1983
Iman for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, photographed by Guy Marineau, 1983
Jean Paul Gaultier, Sketch for The Fifth Element directed by Luc Besson, 1997
Jean Paul Gaultier, Sketch for The Fifth Element directed by Luc Besson, 1997
Tanel for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, The Bride and Groom Ensemble, L'Homme Moderne Collection, photographed by Patrice Stable, Fall/Winter 1996
Tanel for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, The Bride and Groom Ensemble, L'Homme Moderne Collection, photographed by Patrice Stable, Fall/Winter 1996
Angus McBean, Jean Paul Gaultier, 1988
Angus McBean, Jean Paul Gaultier, 1988
Shalom Harlow for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Lillian Bassman, , 1998
Shalom Harlow for Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Lillian Bassman, , 1998
Jean Paul Gaultier, Ensemble, from Les Rabins Chics Collection, Fall/Winter 1993, Palais Galliera, Paris
Jean Paul Gaultier, Ensemble, from Les Rabins Chics Collection, Fall/Winter 1993, Palais Galliera, Paris
Anastassio Khozzisova in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Stefano Moro for Gala, 2005
Anastassio Khozzisova in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Stefano Moro for Gala, 2005
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, photographed by Guy Marineau, Fall/Winter 1986
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, photographed by Guy Marineau, Fall/Winter 1986
Erin O’Connor for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Hommage à Cocteau Collection, Fall/Winter 2003
Erin O’Connor for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Hommage à Cocteau Collection, Fall/Winter 2003
Naomi Campbell in Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Peter Lindbergh, Vogue, 1988
Naomi Campbell in Jean Paul Gaultier, photographed by Peter Lindbergh, Vogue, 1988
Stella Tennant for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Le Grand Voyage Collection, Spring/Summer 1994
Stella Tennant for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Le Grand Voyage Collection, Spring/Summer 1994
Dita Von Teese in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress from Le Dadaïsme Collection (Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1983), photographed by Perou for Flaunt 2003
Dita Von Teese in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress from Le Dadaïsme Collection (Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1983), photographed by Perou for Flaunt 2003
Chris Tucker as Ruby Rhod in The Fifth Element directed by Luc Besson, Costume by Jean Paul Gaultier, 1997
Chris Tucker as Ruby Rhod in The Fifth Element directed by Luc Besson, Costume by Jean Paul Gaultier, 1997
Lara Stone in Jean-Paul Gaulier, photographed by Paolo Rovesi, Italian Vogue, 2011
Lara Stone in Jean-Paul Gaulier, photographed by Paolo Rovesi, Italian Vogue, 2011
Jean Paul Gaultier by Jack Garofalo, 1982
Jean Paul Gaultier by Jack Garofalo, 1982
Jean Paul Goude, Björk, 2007, Dress by Jean Paul Gaultier from Les Vierges Collection (Spring/Summer 2007)
Jean Paul Goude, Björk, 2007, Dress by Jean Paul Gaultier from Les Vierges Collection (Spring/Summer 2007)
Madonna in Jean Paul Gaultier Corset for the Blonde Ambition Tour, photographed by Frank Micelotta, 1990
Madonna in Jean Paul Gaultier Corset for the Blonde Ambition Tour, photographed by Frank Micelotta, 1990
Helena Christensen in Jean Paul Gaultier Ensemble, from Le Grand Voyage Collection, photographed by Mikael Jansson for Vogue, 1994
Helena Christensen in Jean Paul Gaultier Ensemble, from Le Grand Voyage Collection, photographed by Mikael Jansson for Vogue, 1994
Jean Paul Gaultier and Arielle Dombasle for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Spring/Summer 2010
Jean Paul Gaultier and Arielle Dombasle for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Spring/Summer 2010
Jean Paul Gaultier, Single Cover for How to do that, 1988
Jean Paul Gaultier, Single Cover for How to do that, 1988
Robert Doisneau, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Anna Pawlowski, 1985, Paris
Robert Doisneau, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Anna Pawlowski, 1985, Paris
Jean Paul Gaultier by Patrick Sarfati, 1983
Jean Paul Gaultier by Patrick Sarfati, 1983
Jean Paul Gaultier, Sketch for The Fifth Element directed by Luc Besson, 1997
Jean Paul Gaultier, Sketch for The Fifth Element directed by Luc Besson, 1997
Jean Paul Gaultier, Ensemble, from the High Tech Collection, Fall/Winter 1980
Jean Paul Gaultier, Ensemble, from the High Tech Collection, Fall/Winter 1980
Carolyn Murphy in Jean-Paul Gaultier for Real Life Chic, Photographed by Steven Meisel, 2002
Carolyn Murphy in Jean-Paul Gaultier for Real Life Chic, Photographed by Steven Meisel, 2002
Cindy Crawford in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Helmut Newton for Vogue, 1992
Cindy Crawford in Jean Paul Gaultier Dress, photographed by Helmut Newton for Vogue, 1992
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, photographed by Guy Marineau, Spring/Summer 1988
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, photographed by Guy Marineau, Spring/Summer 1988
Jean Paul Gaultier Campaign, Spring/Summer 1992
Jean Paul Gaultier Campaign, Spring/Summer 1992
David LaChapelle, Hollywood Confidential (detail), 1998, Dress by Jean Paul Gaultier from the Voyage Autour du Monde en 168 Tenues Collection (Spring/Summer 1989)
David LaChapelle, Hollywood Confidential (detail), 1998, Dress by Jean Paul Gaultier from the Voyage Autour du Monde en 168 Tenues Collection (Spring/Summer 1989)
Mariacarla Boscono for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Spring/Summer 2006
Mariacarla Boscono for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Spring/Summer 2006
Jean Paul Gaultier, Seins Obus Dress, photographed by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue, 1984
Jean Paul Gaultier, Seins Obus Dress, photographed by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue, 1984
Jean-Paul Gaultier Eye Earrings, Photographed by Irving Penn, New York, January 26, 1998
Jean-Paul Gaultier Eye Earrings, Photographed by Irving Penn, New York, January 26, 1998
Eugenie Vincent for  Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Ambiance salon de Haute-Couture Collection, Fall/Winter 1997
Eugenie Vincent for Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Show, Ambiance salon de Haute-Couture Collection, Fall/Winter 1997
Jean Paul Gaultier for Coca-Cola Campaign, photographed by Stéphane Sednaoui, 2012
Jean Paul Gaultier for Coca-Cola Campaign, photographed by Stéphane Sednaoui, 2012
Kirsten Owen in Jean Paul Gaultier for Shakespearian Couture Photographer by Paolo Roversi, Vogue Italia, September 1998
Kirsten Owen in Jean Paul Gaultier for Shakespearian Couture Photographer by Paolo Roversi, Vogue Italia, September 1998
Jean Paul Gaultier by Andy Warhol, 1984
Jean Paul Gaultier by Andy Warhol, 1984
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