Manuel Piña. Fashion designer


the costume Museum opened the exhibition this week ' Manuel Piña. Designer fashion (1944-1994) ´, with 72 costumes women's fashion that erected the female protagonist of the movida Madrileña. It will be open until January 26, 2014.

The Ministry of education, culture and sport presented on November 15 at the Museo del Traje. CIPE, the exhibition "Manuel Piña.


(1944-1994) Fashion designer "." It shows a selection of 72 pieces, most of them from the funds of the Museum Manuel Pina of Manzanares (Ciudad Real), which has given more than half of the designs; 22 come from loans from family and friends and 7 belong to the collections of the Museo del Traje.

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making history
self-taught training, Manuel Piña arrived to play a key role in the revitalization of Spanish fashion. During the 1970s, was introduced in the textile sector through the manufacture of knitted garments, that reaped a huge success thanks to a successful reading of the needs of the market. conscious of his creative talent and, above all, of his ability to interpret them desires of Spanish women who began their late emancipationSince the beginning of the 1980s delves into the world of design, creating his first collection for a runway at a time in which the Spanish ready-to-wear industry was beginning to take shape.

In 1982, pineapple broke molds with a parade in the tent of the circus in the city of boys where he presented a spectacular collection. In it, tradition and craftsmanship were the most innovative design, laying the groundwork for a work that, until the withdrawal of the designer in 1990, was fascinated by a female audience longing of modernity. Powerful and sensual, women"pineapple" erected in protagonist of the Movida Madrileña and symbol of the new times.

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