Discover the skills and techniques of the key designers featured in the new Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition in this in-depth study day. Learn about the working relationship Diana, Princess of Wales had with Catherine Walker, Bruce Oldfield, David Sassoon and the Emanuels. The day includes lectures from Senior Curator Deirdre Murphy and Collection Curator Eleri Lynn, handling workshops and lunch at Kensington Palace. Includes lunch and optional morning private view of the exhibition.
Eleri Lynn is the Collections Curator at Historic Royal Palaces. She has been the lead curator on the project team for Kensington Palace's new exhibition, Diana: Her Fashion Story. Eleri is interested in all aspects of historic fashion, especially underwear, and co-curated last year's V&A exhibition, Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear.
Deirdre Murphy is a Senior Curator at Historic Royal Palaces. She has special responsibility for the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection and for the curation of exhibitions and displays at Kensington Palace. Deirdre is Chairman of the Costume Society of Great Britain and has co-written Modern Royal Fashion: Seven Royal Women and their Style.
Diana: Her Fashion Story, is a major new dress exhibition at Kensington Palace featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.
Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.
The White Garden at Kensington Palace is planted with flowers and foliage inspired by memories of the Princess’s life, image and style.
01 January - 31 December 2017