Summer School: Introducing Wedding Dresses

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  • Where:
    Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre

COURSE: Discover the fascinating and rich history of the wedding dress with curators and designers in this seminar.

Friday 8 July
10.30-13.00
A bride's dress is integral to her image but also reflects the society and culture in which it was created and worn. Explore the development of the white wedding dress. Learn more about the influence of royal brides on the wedding fashions and the way in which designers have challenged and refreshed bridal traditions. Speakers include Edwina Ehrman, V&A Curator, Textiles and Fashion, Alexandra Kim and Deirdre Murphy, curators from Kensington Palace and Jon Moore, Couture Designer.

Programme

10.30–11.15
The Development of the White Wedding Dress
Edwina Ehrman, V&A Curator, Textiles and Fashion

11.15–11.30
Tea and Coffee

11.30–12.15
Inspiration and Imitation: royal wedding clothes and public opinion from 1840
Deirdre Murphy and Alexandra Kim, Curators, Kensington Palace

12.15–13.00
Contemporary Wedding Dress Design
Jon Moore, Couture Designer

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