Jean Paul Gaultier reveals what he finds beautiful
15 April 2014 Last updated at 15:19 BST
French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier - who was known as the enfant terrible of the fashion world for his witty and daring designs - speaks to HARDtalk as a new exhibition of his best known works begins at the Barbican Arts Centre in London.
He tells Zeinab Badawi why he chooses to use unconventional looking models in his shows.
"There is not only one kind of beauty," he says.
You can see the full interview on BBC World News at 14:30 and 20:30 GMT on Tuesday 15 April and on the BBC News Channel on Wednesday 16 April at 00:30 GMT.