Fashion and Style in South Kensington

Fashion and style are synonymous with South Kensington. Look back in time or look to the future of fashion at some of London's best museums and design institutes.

Diana: Her Fashion Story

On until 2018
Kensington Palace
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Twenty years on from Diana, Princess of Wales' death, a new exhibition and temporary garden celebrating her life have opened at Kensington Palace, her home for over 15 years.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

On until 18th Feb 2018
10am - 5.30pm
V&A
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Discover how couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga's exquisite craftsmanship and innovative designs shaped the modernity of 1960s fashion and continues to shape fashion today.

Fashion

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V&A
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Spanning five centuries, the Fashion collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of dresses in the world.

V&A jewellery collection

Daily
V&A
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One of the finest collections of jewelry in the world - over 3,500 jewels, including pendants given by Queen Elizabeth I.

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The Vaults

Daily
Natural History Museum
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Some of nature's most unique and valuable treasures are on display in the Vault gallery. See the world's largest collection of coloured diamonds, discover gems that glow in the dark, and marvel at rare meteorites from out of this world.

Beazley Designs of the Year

18th Oct - 28th Jan 2018
Last entry 5pm
Design Museum Kensington
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The annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition returns, providing a snapshot of the very best in innovative and exciting design from the past year bringing together over 60 global projects across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport.

Free

The Design Museum Market

1st-3rd Dec
12-8pm (Fri), 10-6pm (Sat & Sun)
Design Museum Kensington
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The Design Museum Market presents a beautiful selection of jewellery, ceramics, glassware, textiles, homewares, graphic design, digital and children’s products - everything from original stockingfillers to stand-out gifts.