Dior @ des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

The fashion exhibitions at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris makes those held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London look like child’s play. Across multiple stunning galleries, the shows display the world’s most beautiful clothing, styles and stories across a programme of la crème de la crème of sartorial exhibitions. The current […]

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Chanel @ Saatchi

Coco Chanel’s spirit has been brought to and taken over the Saatchi Gallery. Her essence has found a home in every crevice of the building taking over the whole of the three-story establishment and has even spilled outside of the gallery, in the form of specially built garden. The Chanel experience begins before the visitor […]

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Paris Haute Couture @ Hotel de Ville, Paris

I had previously been of the idea that it was only the English who liked to queue. I was wrong. The French like to queue too it seems, particularly for the sake of fashion. This Spring the French are holding a spectacular tribute to the city’s status as the home of Haute Couture and the […]

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Valentino @ Somerset House

137 garments designed by Valentino Garavani are currently on display at Somerset House. A space well regarded for its support of fashion has been transformed into an Italian showroom, presenting us with the work of the master of couture’s fifty year career. As with many of the world’s greats: Twiggy, Madonna and Iman to name […]

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Royal Couture @ Fashion and Textiles Museum

2012 was not only the year Britain hosted the Olympic Games, but it was also the Diamond Jubilee. Following a year of decadence and celebration the Fashion and Textiles Museum are playing host to an exhibition celebrating the fashion designers to the Queen: Norman Hartnell, Hardy Amies and Frederick Fox. Of the 50 or so […]

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