Homage to Jacques Chirac

Mr Jacques Chirac at the opening of the exhibition "Gianni Versace" presented at the Palais Galliera as part of the "Mois de la Photo", October 1986. - Marc Verhille / BHdV / Roger-Viollet

Mr Jacques Chirac at the opening of the exhibition "Gianni Versace" presented at the Palais Galliera as part of the "Mois de la Photo", October 1986. - Marc Verhille / BHdV / Roger-Viollet

Palais Galliera joins in the national tribute paid today to Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic, Prime Minister and Mayor of Paris.

The Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris is grateful to Mr Chirac, Mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995, and his wife Bernadette, President of the Société d'Histoire du Costume, for the layout of its reserves and workshops, specially created to preserve and restore its collections over an exceptional area of 6,300 m2.