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Great Names of Fashion display

Great Names of Fashion


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31 January 2015 - 3 January 2016.

Dior and Balenciaga, Vionnet and Yves Saint Laurent - the history of modern fashion is signposted by a handful of major fashion designers whose work shaped the look of a generation. This new display at the Fashion Museum showcases beautiful evening dresses by a number of these great names of fashion history from the early 20th century to the present day. View a selection of the dresses here.

From the jewelled key motifs on Elsa Schiaparelli’s (1890 – 1973) powder blue evening dress to the strapless gown with a skirt made of metres of knife-pleated white silk organdie by Christian Dior (1905 - 1957), this display is a must see for all those who are fascinated by the history of 20th century fashion. Prepare to be wowed!