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The Vintage Guide To London | January 20, 2018

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Last chance: Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014

Last chance: Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014

V&A exhibition Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014 traces the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its treatment by key fashion designers.

Designs by Charles Frederick Worth, Norman Hartnell, Charles James, John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang offer a panorama of fashion over the last two centuries.

On display are the most romantic, glamorous and extravagant wedding dresses from the V&A’s superb collection, including some important new acquisitions as well as loans including the purple dress worn by Dita Von Teese for her marriage to Marilyn Manson and the outfits worn by Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale on their wedding day.

The exhibition highlights the histories of the dresses, revealing fascinating details about the lives of the wearers and offering an intimate insight into their circumstances and fashion choices.

Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014
3 May 2014 – 15 March 2015