25TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION
Blanka Matragi decided to celebrate her 25th anniversary of her fashion house like the other designers do – she prepared a retrospective exhibition that would present selection of her previous work. However, this task was not easy − not only because coordination of the entire project was mainly directed from Lebanon (where was raging civil war at that moment) but also because many of the models were presented at a fashion show that was preceding just two days before the grand opening. The exhibition was held in the Municipal House from 24th September to 15th October 2006 (exactly three weeks) and during this period, it was seen by record 82,000 visitors. This number ranked the exhibition among the most successful cultural event of the year. At the exhibition, in addition to luxury models, photographs, sketches and samples of embroidery, visitors could see a monumental crystal chandelier exclusively designed by Blanka in cooperation with Preciosa company.
VIDEO FROM THE EXHIBITION