The best events of the Vogue Festival 2013 in association with Vertu

The chic Southbank Centre weekender's ten best offerings

Photo by Elisabeth Blanchet
The thinking fashion-lover's festival is back for its second year for two days of insight into the lives and work of the great minds (and faces) of the fashion world. Dig out your statement notepads and pens and head to the Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre for events with the likes of Victoria Beckham, Alexa Chung, Cara Delevingne, Anna Dello Russo, Mario Testino, Donatella Versace and so many more. Too worried about your outfit to make decisions? We can help; these are the ten events during the two-day festival that we definitely won't be missing.

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Fashion Rules Exhibition

Critics' choice

See some exquisite regal fashion in all its splendour at a new showcase of gowns worn by HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales. Twenty-one never-seen-before dresses will be on display, including as well as film and imagery providing the context of their outfits. Highlights include Her Majesty the Queen's couture gowns by Hardy Amies and favoured tailor Norman Hartnell; Princess Margaret's fur coats and hippyish '60s apparel, and naturally, plenty of '80s glamour from the most celebrated Royal clothes horse, Diana Princess of Wales. Sadly, no trying on allowed (we asked).

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Kensington Palace Until Saturday July 4 2015