Amazing exhibitions you cannot miss

11 Jul

Holy moly these exhibitions are going straight into my diary! Hope you are inspired to do the same!

POP! Design Culture Fashion
The Fashion and Textile Museum, London

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‘In the 1950s a new wave of rock-n-roll and youth culture from America swept the country and the world. The mix of popular images and music with art and fashion would change the way people dressed – blurring the boundaries of commerce, culture and style.

POP! will explore the impact of music, art and personality on the development of the fashion of the times. From the poodle skirts and embellished leathers of the rockers through to the Punk era, this exhibition will take in the cool stylings of the Mods, the high baroque of Psychedelia and the kitsch glamour of 70s retro by designers such as Mr Freedom and Miss Mouse.’

Exhibition Dates: 6 Jul – 27 Oct 2012

Ticket Price:
£7 for adults
£5 for students and concessions

Information and picture from http://www.ftmlondon.org

Designing 007: Fifty years of Bond style
The Barbican, London

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A unique exhibition showcasing the inside story of the design and style of the world’s most influential and iconic movie brand.

Exhibition dates: Runs from 6th July – 5th Sept
Ticket price: £12

Oh and there’s a MARTINI BAR : )

Information and picture from http://www.barbican.org.

Ballgowns
The V&A, London

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From spring 2012 the V&A celebrates the opening of the newly renovated Fashion Galleries with an exhibition of beautiful ballgowns, red carpet evening dresses and catwalk showstoppers. Displayed over two floors, Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 will feature more than sixty designs for social events such as private parties, royal balls, state occasions and opening nights.

Exhibition dates: Runs until 6th Jan 2013
Ticket price: £10

Information and picture from http://www.vam.ac.uk

How very exciting
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