The fashion historian Olivier Saillard was curator of the Marseilles Fashion Museum from 1995 to 2001, then he joined the Decorative Arts and Design Museum of the Louvre, and in 2010 became Curator of the Galliera Museum of fashion and fashion history in Paris.
A historian, erudite and iconoclast, he produces «shopping poems», organising numerous performances in France and abroad.
In 2018, he joined the French high-end shoemaker J.M. Weston, as Artistic, Image and Culture Director.
In 2019, he will run a conference at the OpenMyMed 2019 entitled "The influence of Mediterranean style codes".