Wedding dresses 1775-2014

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  • Pale grey slashed chiffon wedding dress designed by Gareth Pugh and veil by Stephen Jones, 2011. Worn by Katie Shillingford for her marriage to Alex Dromgoole. Courtesy of Katie Shillingford.

    Photo © Amy Gwatkin

  • Embroidered silk satin wedding dress designed by Norman Hartnell, 1933. Worn by Margaret Whigham for her marriage to Charles Sweeny. Given and worn by Margaret, Duchess of Argyll.

    © Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

  • Pip Barnard

    Silk and leather 'tango' shoes bought from Peter Robinson Ltd of London, 1914. Worn by Phyllis Blaiberg for her marriage to Bertie Mayer Stone. Given by Mrs B. Rackow.

    © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Silk brocade gown and petticoat, silk covered straw hat and silk satin shoes, 1780. Worn by Jane Bailey for her marriage to James Wickham. Image reproduced by kind permission of the Olive Matthews Collection, Chertsey Museum.

    Photograph by John Chase

  • Honiton lace wedding veil (detail), British, c1850.

    © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Silk satin wedding dress designed by Charles James, London, 1934. Worn by Barbara 'Baba' Beaton for her marriage to Alec Hambro. Given by Mrs Alec Hambro.

    © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Richard Davis

    Wool frock coat and trousers, designed by Mr. Fish, London, 1967. Worn by Charles Evelyn Penn Lucas to marry Antoinette von Westenholz

    © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Pale grey slashed chiffon wedding dress designed by Gareth Pugh and veil by Stephen Jones, 2011. Worn by Katie Shillingford for her marriage to Alex Dromgoole. Courtesy of Katie Shillingford.

Photo © Amy Gwatkin

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  • Name:

    V&A

  • Address:

    V&A Cromwell Rd
    London
    SW7 2RL

  • Venue phone:

    020 7942 2000

  • Venue website:

    www.vam.ac.uk

  • Opening hours:

    Mon-Thu, Sat, Sun 10am-5.45pm; Fri 10am-10pm

  • Transport:

    Tube: South Kensington

  • Price:

    Free (permanent collection); admission charge applies for some temporary exhibitions

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    1. V&A
      • Cromwell Rd
        London
        SW7 2RL
      • 020 7942 2000
      • www.vam.ac.uk
      • 51.49682,-0.172507
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    Exhibitions. Retrospectives

Wedding dresses 1775-2014 2014 - 2015

  • Date Time Price information
  • Fri Dec 26
    10:00
    £12.
  • Sat Dec 27
    10:00
    £12.
  • Sun Dec 28
    10:00
    £12.
  • Mon Dec 29
    10:00
    £12.
  • Tue Dec 30
    10:00
    £12.
  • Wed Dec 31
    10:00
    £12.

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