The Fashion and Textiles Museum is Filled with Glamour

I thought I better get started on the list I made of exhibits to see in London.

So when I had an hour spare yesterday I took the opportunity to pop into the Fashion and Textiles Museum and see their current exhibition Belleville Sassoon.

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They had on display some great pieces throughout the times from Belleville Sassoon taking you right up to the current day with Mullany now at the helm creating patterns for people to make their own pieces.
1962 Cream embroidered dress
1962 Embroidered dress
1971 Hand painted Coat
1971 Hand painted coat
1989 Rose printed
1989 Rose printed dress with tulle skirt
They have some of the patterns on display and also some of the dresses made up.
patterns
Some Belleville Sassoon patterns
It’s nice to see the details of these beautiful dresses up close.
1998 satin corset with embroidery
1998 embroidered corset
Even if the styles are not to your taste (because they are very much of the style/fashion of their time) you can appreciate the luxurious workmanship that went into them.
2007 bias red dress2008 Pink crepe dress

2010 raffia dress

2006 Back red latice dress
2006 Red Latice dress: back view
2006 Red Lattice dress: front view
2006 Red Lattice dress: front view

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