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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Princess Margaret (1930-2002), photo Cecil Beaton (1904-80), London, UK, 1951. Copyright: Cecil Beaton, Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Image courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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Discover stunning designs by one of the world’s most iconic fashion houses with Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Get up close to more than 500 beautiful items, dating from 1947 to the present day, in the UK’s largest exhibition dedicated to the hugely influential House of Dior

The exhibition features more than 200 haute-couture outfits, as well as fashion photography, striking accessories, vintage fragrance and some of Christian Dior’s personal possessions. You can also see the beautiful evening dress worn by Princess Margaret on her 21st birthday. 

The display is made up of 11 sections, including a focus on Christian Dior’s relationship with Britain, the significance of the natural world as a source of inspiration and a celebration of 70 years of exquisite evening wear

Venue Details & Map

Victoria and Albert Museum

Cromwell Road, South Kensington
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
Public transport:
Tube: South Kensington, Knightsbridge Train: Victoria. Follow the Museums tunnel from South Kensington Underground.

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