A History of Fashion in 100 Objects at Fashion Museum in Bath until 1st January 2019Posted on: 14 Jun 2018
Fashion. It's a funny, fickle ol' thing, eh? And you can see just how much so at Fashion Museum's stunning exhibition, A History of Fashion in 100 Objects, an ongoing showcase which runs up until 1st January 2019.
Celebrating the fashion from the 1600s to the present day, the beautiful pieces on display have been curated from the museum's world-class collection, giving you an eye-opening look into the sartorial pinnacles of the past 400 years.
Fashion is inextricably linked to any culture and society, and this exhibition pinpoints a variety of clothing-based highlights of particular periods, interspersing them with some intriguing personal recollections, insights and stories.
Marvel, then, at some of the fashions in vogue during Bath's Georgian heyday; a selection of beautiful silk robes and embroidered and tailored men's coats; items made by some of fashion's most influential powerhouses such as Christian Dior and House of Worth; and a variety of fashion popular during the time of the city's well-embraced literary scribe, Jane Austen.
Also incorporated into the exhibition are ten pivotal shoe-related 'moments', with examples from Georgian shoes, Nike Air trainers, and a special children's trail casting an eye over kids' footwear from the 1700s to modern day.
You can find out more about A History of Fashion in 100 Objects, and other events and exhibitions at the Fashion Museum, here.
Fashion Museum is located at Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QH. Tel. 01225 477789.
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