Room 40: Fashion Galleries

Fashion, room 40

Room 40: Fashion

The Fashion Gallery shows European fashion, fabrics and accessories from 1750 to the present day. The display is organized chronologically around the outer circle of the gallery. Temporary exhibitions of fashion and textiles are located in the central area and upper level.

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The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

Help us buy The Wolsey Angels

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Underwear Fashion in Detail (Paperback)

Underwear Fashion in Detail (Paperback)

From camisoles to corsets, basques to boudoir caps and girdles to garters, Underwear: Fashion in Detail gets up close to some of the most intimate ite…

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Event - Wedding Dresses 1775–2014

Sat 03 May 2014–Sun 15 March 2015

EXHIBITION: Trace the eternal fashion of the wedding dress and discover the most romantic, glamorous and iconic dresses from the last 200 years.

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