Iconic Wedding Dresses On Show at the V&A Museum Next May

Some of the most memorable wedding dresses from the last decade will be available to view in the V&A Museum’s Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014 exhibition, starting in May 2014.

You will be able to gawk at the real life gowns of Gwen Stefani (remember the pink-dipped Galliano gown?), the Duchess of Cornwall, Dita Von Teese and 80 more romantic, glamorous and extravagant wedding outfits from the V&A’s collection.

Tickets are on sale now from and the exhibition will run from May 2014 – March 2015.


Embroidered corded silk wedding dress made after a Paquin, Lalanne et Cie Paris model by Stern Brothers, New York, 1890. Worn by Cara Leland Huttleston Rogers for her marriage in New York to Bradford Ferris Duff Given by Lord Fairhaven


Embroidered silk coat and silk dress designed by Anna Valentine, feather headdress created by Philip Treacy (2005)
Worn by The Duchess of Cornwall for the blessing after her marriage to HRH The Prince of Wales. Photograph by Hugo Burnand.


Embroidered silk satin wedding dress designed by Norman Hartnell, 1933 Worn by Margaret Whigham for her marriage to Charles Sweeny. Given and worn by Margaret, Duchess of Argyll


Pale grey slashed chiffon wedding dress designed by Gareth Pugh and veil by Stephen Jones, 2011 Worn by Katie Shillingford for her marriage to Alex Dromgoole. Image copywright Amy Gwatkin

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About Teri Coates

Teri Coates is the features editor at Belle Bridal Magazine. She has been working for Inka Publishing for eight years and developed her writing career at Belle whilst studying for a BaHons in Media and Journalism at Northumbria University. She spends her spare time at home in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, going to gigs, walking the dog and keeping up with all things wedding-related.

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