Wedding Dresses 17775-2014

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10.30am
The White Wedding Dress: 1775-2014
Edwina Ehrman, Curator of Textiles and Fashion, Victoria & Albert Museum and Curator of the Exhibition

12.15pm
Visit to the exhibition Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 at the Victoria & Albert Museum

This sumptuous exhibition traces the development of the white wedding dress over the last two centuries. Highlights include a polonaise style silk brocade gown of 1780, an outfit embellished with pearl beads by Worth of 1880, practical and imaginative examples from the Second World War and glamorous spectacle dresses of today.

 

Meeting Place
The Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road,  SW5