Wedding Dresses 1775-2014

Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL
Admission: GBP 12 
THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER OPEN - it ended on 15/03/2015
Opening Times
Monday: 1000 - 1745
Tuesday: 1000 - 1745
Wednesday: 1000 - 1745
Thursday: 1000 - 1745
Friday: 1000 - 2200
Saturday: 1000 - 1745
Sunday: 1000 - 1745
Closed 24, 25 and 26 December.
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This exhibition will trace the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its treatment by key fashion designers such as Charles Frederick Worth, Norman Hartnell, Charles James, John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang offering a panorama of fashion over the last two centuries.

On display will be the most romantic, glamorous and extravagant wedding dresses from the V&A’s superb collection and will include some important new acquisitions as well as loans including the purple dress worn by Dita Von Teese for her marriage to Marilyn Manson and the outfits worn by Gwen Steffani and Gavin Rossdale on their wedding day. The exhibition will highlight the histories of the dresses, revealing fascinating details about the lives of the wearers and offering an intimate insight into their circumstances and fashion choices.

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