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Arts & Culture, Fashion

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

‘There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. I love English traditions, English politeness, English architecture. I even love English cooking.’ – Christian Dior – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams is the V&A’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander McQueen: […]

by × May 7, 2019 × 0 comments

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue 100: A Century of Style which has just opened at the National Portrait Gallery in London, is a major new exhibition celebrating 100 years of fashion, beauty and portrait photography by British Vogue. The magazine was founded in 1916 when the First World War made transatlantic shipments of American Vogue impossible. […]

by × February 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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Liberty In Fashion at the Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Liberty In Fashion at the Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Arthur Lasenby Liberty founded his Liberty empire 140 years ago. What began as a warehouse supplying fashionable goods from the Far East, Liberty’s distinctive style and approach (Arthur Liberty’s ambition was to create a new fashion rather than follow the existing styles) soon made it the source and originator of […]

by × October 12, 2015 × 0 comments

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Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue, 1939. © Condé Nast / Horst Estate

Horst: Photographer of Style, V&A

Horst P. Horst was one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. During an illustrious 60-year career – working predominantly in Paris and New York – he produced some of the most famous and evocative fashion and society images of the period. He creatively traversed the worlds of photography, art, […]

by × September 15, 2014 × 0 comments

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Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014 at the V&A, London

Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014 at the V&A, London

Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 features more than 80 of the most romantic, glamorous and extravagant wedding outfits from the V&A’s enviable collection. The exhibition which has been curated by Edwina Ehrman, the museum’s curator of textiles and fashion, traces the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its interpretation by […]

by × May 1, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Jardin Majorelle

Jardin Majorelle

For visitors to Marrakech, this gorgeous twelve-acre botanical garden really is a must see. Designed by the expatriate French artist, Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 193os, the Jardin Majorelle is actually more famous than the painter’s now largely forgotten watercolours. Although the garden has been opened to the public since […]

by × June 1, 2012 × 0 comments