The Glamour of Bellville Sassoon
Fashion and Textile Museum
Until Sat Jan 11
Time Out says
Posted: Thu Aug 1 2013
The Fashion and Textile Museum, founded by 'princess of punk' Zandra Rhodes, is honouring the British couture label Bellville Sassoon. The women who wore Bellville Sasson, from Elizabeth Taylor to Jackie Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn, oozed celebrity and glamour, and this exhibit aims to focus on the clients of courture as well as the fashion itself. Highlights of the exhibition include sketches of gowns made for Princess Di with her inputs scrolled along the side. See snippets of British high fashion from the 50s with founder Belinda Bellville through to when David Sassoon and then Lorcan Mullany took over the design helm. It's bound to be an extravagent affair filled with little known tid-bits.