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Mary QuantFollowing on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, the spotlight falls on a designer who is closer to home, Mary Quant. A household name in the 1960s, Mary Quant was a byword for high hemlines and pelmet sized miniskirts. With over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the designer's personal archive, the exhibition revels in Quant miniskirts and makeup, her famous Bazaar boutiques as well as patterns you could make at home.

 

About Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. More about Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 22nd March 2019 - 6.30pm
Mary Quant, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as Mary Quant
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Mary Quant
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London > Shopping > Menswear
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The Royal College Of MusicThe Royal College Of MusicA performance by student musicians.2019-03-22T18:30:00+00002019-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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The Royal College Of Music
Christian Dior: Designer of DreamsChristian Dior: Designer of DreamsChristian Dior: Designer of DreamsThe largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams displays over 500 objects and 200 rare Haute Couture garments. It's the biggest fashion exhibition staged at the Victoria and Albert Museum since Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in 2015. Haute couture gowns, accessories, fas2019-03-22T00:00:00+00002019-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  2nd February to 1st September 2019
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
The largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams displays over 500 objects and 200 rare Haute Couture garments. It's the biggest fashion exhibition staged at the Victoria and Albert Museum since Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in 2015. Haute couture gowns, accessories, fas... More about this event
 
Mary QuantMary QuantMary QuantFollowing on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, the spotlight falls on a designer who is closer to home, Mary Quant. A household name in the 1960s, Mary Quant was a byword for high hemlines and pelmet sized miniskirts. With over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the desi2019-04-06T00:00:00+01002020-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Furniture & Textiles
PRICING  £12
DATES  6th April 2019 to 16th February 2020
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, the spotlight falls on a designer who is closer to home, Mary Quant. A household name in the 1960s, Mary Quant was a byword for high hemlines and pelmet sized miniskirts. With over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the desi... More about this event
 
Tim WalkerTim WalkerTim WalkerAn immersive journey into the fantastical worlds created by photographer Tim Walker. Revealing the important roles played by set designers, stylists, make-up artists, models and muses, this Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition gives you a behind-the-scenes insight into the creative process behind Walker's imaginative images. At the heart of the ex2019-09-21T00:00:00+01002020-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING  TBA
DATES  21st September 2019 to 8th March 2020
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
An immersive journey into the fantastical worlds created by photographer Tim Walker. Revealing the important roles played by set designers, stylists, make-up artists, models and muses, this Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition gives you a behind-the-scenes insight into the creative process behind Walker's imaginative images. At the heart of the ex... More about this event
 
 

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