15 April 2010

Walking With Grace

London is abuzz with the opening of the Grace Kelly: Style Icon exhibit
 this weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
If you are living in London or planning to visit, don't miss it!

17 April - 26 September 2010
Sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels
Fashion, Room 40
Admission charge will apply

"The spectacular wardrobe of Grace Kelly will be on display at the V&A. Tracing the evolution of her style from her days as one of Hollywoods most popular actresses in the 1950s and as Princess Grace of Monaco, the display will present over 50 of Grace Kelly's outfits together with hats, jewellery and the original Hermès Kelly bag. Dresses from her films, including High Society, will be shown as well as the gown she wore to accept her Oscar award in 1955. These will be accompanied by film clips and posters, photographs and her Oscar statuette. The display will also include the lace ensemble worn by Grace Kelly for her civil marriage ceremony to Prince Rainier in 1956 and 35 haute couture gowns from the 1960s and 70s by her favourite couturiers Dior, Balenciaga, Givenchy, and Yves St Laurent."


Image 2 and text  www.vam.ac.uk

8 comments:

  1. Bonjour Jeanne,
    This is the perfect excuse to hop on the Eurostar, thanks for the tip. Hope you had a wonderful time in the Lakes District.
    Mimi

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  2. Oh my. Please tell me you're going?

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  3. Hi Kerry

    Fingers crossed, I hope too! Given that it is here till September I should make it in.
    By the way, love your recent post. I am still pondering.
    I was in bed last night sneaking a read on my iphone...too many thoughts to try and type it out.
    I will be back soon on that one!

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  4. Oh I wish! How I would love to see this.

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  5. Wow...I wish I was there !!!!

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  6. Oh, how I would love to go. Hmmm, Mimi, Eurostar -- just a quick trip.

    What fun that would be.

    Wasn't she exquisite?

    xoxo

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