Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

WHEN:

From 27th May 2017 to 18th February 2018
Free Entry

WHERE:

Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL

WHAT:

Exploring the life, art and legacy of celebrated fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga, this major exhibition from the V&A will feature over 100 garments and 20 hats, including some items from the museum's permanent collection that have never been displayed publicly before.

Main image: Dovima with Sacha, cloche and suit by Balenciaga, Café des Deux Magots, Paris, 1955. Photograph by Richard Avedon © The Richard Avedon Foundation

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Upcoming Opening Times

Sat27 May 201710:0017:45
Sun28 May 201710:0017:45
Mon29 May 201710:0017:45
Tue30 May 201710:0017:45
Wed31 May 201710:0017:45
Thu1 Jun 201710:0017:45
Fri2 Jun 201710:0020:00
Sat3 Jun 201710:0017:45

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Two months to the opening of #Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, the first exhibition in the UK on the work and legacy of Cristóbal Balenciaga, master of haute-couture. The exhibition will take a forensic look at the craftsmanship and skill that made Balenciaga’s creations so special and explore how his work has shaped modern fashion. Read the full story behind this X-ray of a Balenciaga dress in the coming issue of the V&A Magazine http://ow.ly/Pvps30aiztk More about the exhibition http://ow.ly/65uS30aizxY
This #Balenciaga exhibition looks amazing at the @V_and_A in May featuring x-rays of some of the clothes and some… https://t.co/2kPCblDz1u
Twitter userFinale Shoes – 3 weeks ago
The exhibition will also look at #Balenciaga' s legacy drawing a parallel with the work of more contemporary design… https://t.co/p9pUmuBhEp
Twitter userV&A – 1 month ago
Hugely looking forward to visiting the 'Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion' exhibition at our neighbours the @V_and_A |… https://t.co/5U3p2xADky
Twitter userTaylor Howes – 1 month ago
Utterly love @BALENCIAGA can't wait to visit the @V_and_A to see this exhibition! https://t.co/w9xaA2OjJp
Twitter userCAPES – 1 month ago

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