Fashion Museum – 1990 - 1999

Dark blue silk velvet trouser suit, silk organza blouse and embroidered wool cummerbund by Romeo Gigli
Chosen by Joan Burstein of Browns, South Molton Street, London


Pink lurex and wool tweed jacket and matching shoes, worn with blue stretch denim skirt and hat, belt and costume jewellery by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
Chosen by Elizabeth Tilberis, Vogue magazine


Black and white pinstripe trouser suit and striped shirt by Ralph Lauren
Chosen by Liz Smith, The Times


Plum wool gauze and stretch velvet dress, hat and boots by Donna Karan
Chosen by Glenda Bailey, Marie Claire magazine


Strapless evening dress, black silk crepe, by John Galliano
Chosen by Meredith Etherington Smith, Harper’s & Queen magazine


Bride’s dress, bead-embroidered ivory duchesse silk satin, by Catherine Rayner
Shoes by Emma Hope
Bridegroom’s ivory silk coat, silk embroidered waistcoat and cream wool trousers, by Tom Gilbey
Chosen by Sandra Boler, Brides magazine


Woman’s floral brocade top with hanging sleeves, worn with red ‘bumster’ trousers by Alexander McQueen
Man’s bright blue wool and rayon two-buttoned suit and shirt by Paul Smith
Chosen by Tamsin Blanchard, The Independent


Evening dress, plum crepe with ‘sunburst’ bead embroidery, by Hussein Chalayan
‘Mermaid’ dress, gold knitted viscose rayon, horsehair and beads, by Julien Macdonald
Evening coat, purple velvet with fur collar, by Deborah Milner
Black knitted dress and evening coat of black beaded and woven fibres, by Lainey Keogh
Chosen by Isabella Blow, The Sunday Times


Woman’s black knitted sweater combat slouch pants, suede bag and shocking pink marabou feather stole, by Sonia Rykiel. 
Man’s silver grey silk/linen single-breasted suit, white T-shirt and grey puffa parka by Chris Bailey for Jigsaw Menswear.
Chosen by Iain R. Webb, Elle magazine


Woman’s dress of cream lace with moulded brown leather collar, sandals to match, by Alexander McQueen.
Chosen by Susannah Frankel, The Independent

Image: display model shown wearing pink lurex and wool tweed jacket and matching shoes, worn with blue stretch denim skirt and hat, pink tights, loose belt and costume jewellery

Dress of the Year 1991


Image: display figure shown wearing strapless evening dress and long gloves in black silk crepe, the dress style is tight fitting with a flared hem and small train

Dress of the Year 1994


Image: a female and male model photographed modelling outfits in a stone niche; the female model wears a dark floral brocade top with hanging sleeves and red ‘bumster’ trousers, the male model is crouching and wears a bright blue shiny suit

Dress of the Year 1996