Victoria and Albert Museum

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3 May 2014 – 15 March 2015. This exhibition will trace the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its treatment by key fashion designers such as Charles Frederick Worth, Norman Hartnell, Charles James, John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang offering a panorama of fashion over the last two centuries.

About the Exhibition
About the Exhibition

This exhibition will highlight the history and development of the wedding dress, revealing fascinating details about the lives of the wearers and offering an intimate insig…

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Visitor & Ticket Information
Visitor & Ticket Information

Visitor and ticket information for the Wedding Dresses exhibition.

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Events
Events

Details of talks, workshops and lectures taking place around the exhibition Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014.

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Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014 at the V&A Shop
Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014 at the V&A Shop

The definitive collection of titles on the wedding dress, style, underwear, jewellery and advice - published or reissued to accompany the exhibition.

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Blog: Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014
Blog: Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014

With only six months to go before Wedding Dresses opens at the V&A, there are no shortage of preparations to be made. This blog will highlight some of the exciting things t…

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Wedding Dresses Pinterest Board
Wedding Dresses Pinterest Board

Explore a Pinterest board of wedding dresses from the V&A collections and repin to your boards.

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Win an Amazing 13 Night Round-the-World Holiday
Win an Amazing 13 Night Round-the-World Holiday

To celebrate the magic of Wedding Dresses 1775-2014, award-winning travel experts Kuoni are offering a once-in-a-lifetime prize. One winner and their guest will enjoy a 13 …

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Video: Pam Hogg
Video: Pam Hogg

Designer Pam Hogg discusses the process of designing a wedding dress for model Mary Chateris.

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Video: Philip Treacy
Video: Philip Treacy

Milliner Philip Treacy explains the creation of a hat for Mrs Camilla Parker Bowles to be worn at her wedding to the Prince of Wales.

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Video: Gareth Pugh
Video: Gareth Pugh

Gareth Pugh discusses the initial inspiration that led to a wedding dress for Katie Shillingford.

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