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Saturday, 12 September 2015

5 mins for...

This special edition of 5 mins for... is all about fashion related exhibitions that are either on currently or will be in the months ahead.  So if your ever having a "I don't know what to do tomorrow" moment, simply head into London, take yourself round one of these shows, and then treat yourself to lunch or even afternoon tea!  


You haven't got long before this one ends!
On until the 18th October at the National Portrait Gallery this exhibition is showcasing more than seventy photos that illustrates Audrey Hepburn life as an actress and fashion icon.  For details, click here.







My favourite gallery, the V&A, of which I'm now proudly a member of, is exhibiting over 200 pairs of shoes from the last 2,000 years.  The exhibition which is called Shoes: Pleasure and Pain will be displaying designs from famous men and women that have inspired shoe designers over the years.  If you love shoes then this one is a must, on until 31st January 2016, click here for more information.





One of the things I love about the London store Liberty is it's iconic designs of floral or paisley patterns; used on their scarves, accessories like umbrellas, china wear or simply to purchase as fabric, they are all so beautiful.  From the 9th October, the Fashion and Textile Museum in London will be celebrating the company's 140 years, by showcasing 150 garments and objects - I'm so excited already!!  It's on until 28th February, click here to read more!



A lover of Chanel, the Saatchi Gallery is holding another exhibition about her, called Mademoiselle Priv√©.  The exhibition promises an ‘enchanted journey’ through the brand’s haute couture history, this is one that I will be adding to my To Do list!  It's sounds like it's going to be a fairly large exhibition being on three floors, and it also includes Coco's first and only jewellery collection she designed herself titled, Bijoux de Diamants.  Exhibition starts 13th October and ends 1st November, so you'll need to be quick! Read more about it here.




And finally, a heads up!  British Vogue
will be celebrating 100 years next year and to celebrate The National Portrait Gallery will be featuring photographs from the last 100 years on fashion, beauty and portrait.  The exhibition called Vogue 100: A Century of Style, will start 11th February and will run until 22nd May - get it in your diary Ladies!!  Have a read about it here.