Ballgowns - British Glamour Since 1950

19.05.2012 - 06.01.2013

in short

This spring the V&A celebrates the opening of the newly renovated Fashion galleries with an exhibition of beautiful ballgowns, red carpet evening dresses and catwalk showstoppers.
Exhibition has ended.
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Visitor entrance

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
SW7 2RL London
United Kingdom 

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in detail

The exhibition will present more than sixty designs, including eveningwear by Norman Hartnell, Victor Stiebel and Zandra Rhodes alongside dresses fresh from the catwalk shows of Alexander McQueen, Giles Deacon, Erdem and Jenny Packham.
The exhibition will feature a selection of royal ballgowns, including Princess Diana's 'Elvis Dress' designed by Catherine Walker, dresses as worn by actresses and celebrities including Beyonce, Sandra Bullock and Elizabeth Hurley, and a stunning metallic leather dress created especially by innovative designer Gareth Pugh.
£10 in person at the V&A, concessions available
Fees apply to phone and online bookings
V&A Members go free
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