The V&A traces the development of the white wedding dress from 1775 and examines how fashion designers have influenced its history.
Visitors can discover the change in style over the last two centuries as fascinating details are revealed about the lives of the wearers.
On display at Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 are some of the most romantic and extravagant examples from the museum’s vast collection. Among them is work by important designers such as Charles Frederick Worth, Norman Hartnell, Charles James, Vivienne Westwood and John Galliano.
Highlights include new acquisitions and loaned items, such as the purple dress worn by Dita Von Teese for her marriage to Marilyn Manson and dresses owned by Gwen Stefani. This is a chance to discover the details behind some remarkable wedding day fashions.