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Closed Exhibition – Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

19 May 2012 - 6 January 2013. The V&A celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Fashion Galleries with an exhibition of beautiful ballgowns, red carpet evening dresses and catwalk showstoppers. Displayed over two floors, 'Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950' featured more than sixty designs for social events such as private parties, royal balls, state occasions and opening nights.

Bejewelled: Treasures of the Al-Thani Collection

This sumptuous book invites the reader to examine in exquisite detail, spectacular jewelled and enamel objects, drawn from a single private collection, and to explore the broader themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery.

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