Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe

WHEN:

From 17th September 2016 to 8th January 2017
Paid Entry (£20.00)

WHERE:

Windsor Castle, Windsor, SL4 1NJ

WHAT:

In celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday, three special exhibitions will be staged across each of Her Majesty's official residences during 2016. Fashioning a Reign will chart significant events in The Queen's life and the nation's history through an unprecedented collection of dress and accessories designed for these occasions, from childhood to the present day.

Constituting the largest collective display of The Queen's dress ever mounted, the first exhibition will open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh for Her Majesty's birthday on 21 April 2016. The second, and largest exhibition will be at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms, Buckingham Palace, from 23 July to 2 October 2016 and the third will open at Windsor Castle from 17 September 2016 to 8 January 2017.

In total, over 150 outfits worn by The Queen will be presented across the three Palaces, with each special exhibition displaying a selection of outfits chosen because of their close association with the location.

Click I'm Going to be notified of any changes or cancellations to this event.
Comment on this

This Event Has Ended

Missed out? Don't worry - check out these excellent upcoming events instead!

Exhibition
Louise Dahl Wolfe: A Style of Her Own
Opens 20 October 2017
"Louise Dahl-Wolfe (1895–1989) is one of the most important women fashion photographers of the first part of the 20th century.
View this exhibition ▸
Exhibition
Topman Design Transition Exhibition
Opens 10 June 2017
Join this immersive exhibition from Topman featuring five collaborators, five films and preview of Topman Design's SS18 collection. Follow the Get Tickets link for full details and to get your free tickets.
View this exhibition ▸
Exhibition
Stories in Stitch Exhibition
On now
Discover artworks and stories made from appliqué, stumpwork and raised embroidery at the Stories in Stitch exhibition from Royal School of Needlework.
View this exhibition ▸
Exhibition
Bloomin’ Jewels
Ends Saturday
This selling exhibition at Contemporary Applied Arts in Bankside spotlights cutting-edge, imaginative and technically accomplished modern work whilst celebrating the long and esteemed tradition of depicting flowers and foliage in jewellery.
View this exhibition ▸
Exhibition
De Vroomen: Harmony in Colour and Form
On now
"The Goldsmiths’ Company is delighted to present De Vroomen:
View this exhibition ▸
Exhibition
Diana: Her Fashion Story
On now
Explore Princess Diana's fashion journey at this Kensington Palance exhibition!
View this exhibition ▸
Exhibition
Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Reconfigured
On now
"A playful project that tests the principal elements of exhibiting fashion: object, body, text, installation. A conversation between exhibition-maker Jeffrey Horsley and curator Amy de la Haye inspired by apparel which is damaged, worn-out or perish...
View this exhibition ▸
Exhibition
The World of Anna Sui
On now
"Anna Sui is the classic American fashion designer. From Detroit to New York, her signature rock-n-roll romanticism reinvents pop culture for every new generation.
View this exhibition ▸

Comment On This

Ask questions, leave comments, give line updates!

+ Add Photo
Our 'Fashioning a Reign' exhibition at Windsor Castle closes on 8 January. Don't miss your chance to view some of The Queen's beautiful outfits from the past 90 years. http://bit.ly/2hQfcfZ
Facebook userRoyal Collection Trust – 4 months ago
Don't miss your last chance to see 'Fashioning a Reign' at Windsor Castle. The exhibition closes on 8 January 2017. Outfits on display include The Queen’s mantle of dark blue velvet lined with white satin worn every year for the Service of the Order of the Garter held at Windsor Castle in St George’s Chapel on the third Monday in June. http://bit.ly/2h1Ca6M
Facebook userRoyal Collection Trust – 5 months ago

I'm Going

Press I'm Going to indicate that you're attending this event.

We'll remind you about the event the day before it happens, and we'll email you if there are changes to the event or if it's cancelled.

Export to iCal

Press the iCal button to save this event to your favourite calendar software, so that you don't forget it's coming up!

Open This Page in Safari

You can't export this event to iCal from inside the Facebook app. Use the three dots button at the bottom right of your screen and click "Open in Safari" to open this page in Safari, and then click the iCal button to save the event to your phone's calendar.

Open This Page in Safari

You can't export this event to iCal from inside the Twitter app. Use the button at the top right of your screen and click "Open in Safari" to open this page in Safari, and then click the iCal button to save the event to your phone's calendar.

Open This Page in Chrome

You can't export this event to iCal from inside the Twitter app. Open this page in Chrome first, and then click the iCal button to save the event to your phone's calendar.

Open This Page in Chrome

You can't export this event to iCal from inside the Facebook app. Open this page in Chrome first, and then click the iCal button to save the event to your phone's calendar.

Please wait...

Share This Page

Log In To Chicmi

Use your Facebook account or your email address. Don't have an account? Sign up.

Login with Facebook Login with my email address

Sign Up to Chicmi

Use your Facebook account or email address. It's free, and we don't spam.

Sign up with Facebook Sign up with my email address

Sign Up to Chicmi

Sign up with your Facebook account or email address. It's free, and we don't spam.

Don't worry - we'll remember your comment and you can post it when you've signed up!

Sign up with Facebook Sign up with my email address
Get our free daily or weekly London fashion events email