This exhibition presents over 200 rare Haute Couture garments drawn from the V&A's couture collection and the extensive Dior Archives alongside accessories, fashion photography, film, vintage perfume, original make-up, illustrations, magazines, and Christian Dior’s personal possessions.
More than a parade of finery, or a catwalk of greatest hits, it is social history in needle and thread.
Alchemy of fairytale dresses, technical mastery, cultural legacy and A-list glitz that is sure to draw crowds.
The wow-factor of Designer of Dreams can be found in the near-immersive sets... a breathtaking array of gowns in stunning ethereal settings.
Showcases the evolution of the phenomenon of the fashion designer.
It is, frankly, charming.
All-out unabashed celebration of the glamour of Dior and the fantasy that's contained within a ballroom. This is the V&A in its full glossy regalia.