by Rowena at Revival January 01, 2018
Free event with exhibition entry or treat yourself to a glass of fizz and purchase an exhibition + drink ticket (over 18’s). Limited places and advance booking is recommended.
Tickets: £9.90 adults* / £7.70 concessions* / £6 students
Ticket + drink: £12 adults* / £10 concessions* / £8 students
*Includes 10% gift aid
The Museum café will be open into the evening for cocktails, wine and food.
Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style of her own features over 100 photographs spanning three decades, from the 1930s to the 1950s, and presents the work of couture designers Chanel, Balenciaga and Dior, as well as American fashion innovators Claire McCardell and Clare Potter. The models, whose looks set the style for the decade, include Suzy Parker, Jean Patchett, Evelyn Tripp, Mary Jane Russell, Lisa Fonssagrives, Lizzie Gibbons and Liz Benn. Considered a pioneer of modern fashion photography, the exhibition highlights how Dahl-Wolfe defined the image of the modern independent post-war woman and on this very special evening, Revival retro presents a modern take on some of these era-defining fashions.
The owner and founder of Revival Retro. Rowena is exacting in her choices and a perfectionist. Her recommendations come from the heart and she has a great eye for detail. You can trust Rowena to nail it perfectly and she won't settle for less.
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30 Windmill Street, London, W1T 2JL (Goodge Street, Tube)