House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth House
One of the most illustrious stately homes in England is opening its doors to the public this spring; the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire will honour 500 years of fashion history, uncovering rare archive pieces from the Devonshire Collection. Curated by American Vogue’s international editor-at-large Hamish Bowles, the exhibit will feature the captivating wardrobes of an array of sartorial ringleaders from Adele Astaire to Stella Tennant.
House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion
Opening March 25 2017Credit Mario Testino, British Vogue, 2006
The World of Anna Sui at The Fashion and Textile Museum
Following on from her stellar collection at New York Fashion Week, Anna Sui takes us through the textiles and historical moments that have influenced her distinctive rock-n-roll romanticism. With over 100 archive pieces on display, visitors will be given an exclusive insight into Sui's kaleidoscopic vision, taking you from mods and punks through to surfers and school girls.
The World of Anna SuiThe World of Anna Sui
Opening May 26 2017
Diana: Her Fashion Story at Kensington Palace
Celebrating the life of Princess Diana, this one-of-a-kind exhibit will examine the late princess's pioneering style evolution, revealing how she managed to always stay one step ahead of the fashion curve. Showcasing some of Diana's most definitive looks from the Eighties and Nineties (including that velvet gown she wore when she danced with John Travolta at the White House), this spectacular collection is not to be missed.
Diana: Her Fashion Story
Opening February 24 2017Credit Rex Features
Lace in Fashion at The Fashion Museum
The latest exhibition from Bath’s prominent Fashion Museum reveals how lace has been redefining the meaning of elegance since the 16th century. Featuring over 50 historic pieces, this exquisite collection of garments and accessories will showcase seminal lace treasures worn by royalty and celebrities through the ages.
Lace in Fashion
Until January 1 2018
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at The Victoria & Albert Museum
This highly anticipated exhibition will pay homage to the renowned work of Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga. With over 100 garments on display, this rare collection will celebrate the fine craftsmanship of an exceptional fashion design legacy.
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Opening May 27 2017
Mary Quant: Fashion Icon at The Museum of Costume
Mary Quant pioneered the famous Chelsea look that monopolised the swinging Sixties. Dressing the likes of Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton in her signature mini skirts, the British designer revolutionised the fashion industry with her buoyant style. This Manchester-based exhibit includes over twenty bespoke looks, dating from the 1950s through the the early 1970s.
Mary Quant: Fashion Icon
Until November 5 2017Credit Getty
Josef Frank at The Fashion and Textile Museum
Delve into the work of the Austrian-born artist, whose textiles have been breathing new life into interior design since the 19th century. The exhibition will highlight Frank's vibrant aesthetic, flaunting his impressive range and his romantic appetite for colour.
Until May 7 2017Credit The Fashion and Textiles Museum