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Posts Tagged ‘Champagne’

A Review of 50 Fabulous Frocks at the Fashion Museum, Bath

Jessica Cook wishes the Fashion Museum a very happy fiftieth as she visits their 50 Fabulous Frocks exhibition

Written by Jessica Cook

Fashion Museum, Bath, 50FF Review
Illustration of 1900s champagne fancy dress costume, unknown maker, by Freddy Thorn.

Like any good birthday bash, it begins with champagne; a bottle of 1904 Veuve Clicquot to be exact, taking the form of an elaborate Edwardian fancy dress ensemble.

Recently listed by CNN as one of the top ten fashion museums in the world, Bath’s Fashion Museum has come a long way since its creation by Doris Langley Moore and the Bath City Council in 1963. This is a varied exhibition, featuring 50 of the fashion museums ‘greatest hits’ with dresses spanning across the ages, from one of the oldest dresses in any UK museum (a 1660 piece affectionately known as the ‘Silver Tissue Dress’) to a fresh-off-the-catwalk 2012 Louis Vuitton piece. Eveningwear sits comfortably by poolside attire, sportswear next to corsets; each dress a… read more

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Dutch designer Michael Van Der Ham shows his A/W 2011 collection at Billingsgate, complete with champagne and risotto starters. Yum. Illustration by Artist Andrea!

Written by Jemma Crow

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Presentation: Orla Kiely (by Helen)

Sheds, birds, twigs, tweeting, an Editor, and a boy/man with a tray of champagne. And PRETTY dresses.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Joana Faria If I ever meet Jean Pierre Braganza in person, physician price I might give him a little squeeze. His A/W 2011 show on Friday leaps right […]