Jean Paul Gaultier's designs on show at Barbican
7 April 2014 Last updated at 22:38 BST
He is one of the world's best known designers, from avant-garde fashion to couture.
Now Jean Paul Gaultier's designs have gone on display at the Barbican as part of an exhibition showcasing his 40-year career.
BBC London's Arts Correspondent Brenda Emmanus met him ahead of the show's opening this week.