The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014 5 April - 27 July 2014
This major exhibition is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to its reputation for quality and style. It includes both womens and menswear to highlight the exceptional quality of techniques, materials and expertise for which Italy has become renowned.
The exhibition examines Italy's dramatic transition from post-war ruins to the luxury paraded in the landmark 'Sala Bianca' catwalk shows held in Florence in the 1950s, which propelled Italian fashion onto the world stage. On display are around 100 ensembles and accessories by leading Italian fashion houses including Simonetta, Pucci,Sorelle Fontana, Valentino, Gucci, Missoni, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Prada and Versace, through to the next generation of fashion talent.
Opening Times: 5 Apr - 27 Jul 2014 (Daily 10.00-17.45 and 10.00-22.00 on Friday)
Telephone: 0207 942 2000
2FOR1 Admission : £12
Offer Ends : 27 Jul 2014
Opening Times : 5 Apr - 27 Jul 2014 ( Daily 10.00-17.45 and 10.00-22.00 on Friday)
Telephone : 0207 942 2000
Dates: until 27/07/2014
Families & children friendly: Yes