Dior, Chanel, Balenciaga, Armani and Galliano are just a few of the major fashion designers featured in this display of glamorous gowns dating from the early 20th century to the present day.

From the jewelled key motifs on Elsa Schiaparelli’s embellished powder blue dress to the strapless gown made of metres of knife-pleated white silk organdie by Christian Dior, dazzling examples of eveningwear are used to signpost the history of modern fashion.

Fashion Museum

Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2QH

01225 477 789


Opening times

​Daily, 10.30am – 6pm (last entry 5pm); Jan-Feb and Nov-Dec, 10.30am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)

Free entry with National Art Pass

Free exhibitions with National Art Pass

10% off guidebook

Valid to 31 December 2019

Visit the Fashion Musem with your National Art Pass and receive a 10% discount on Treasures, a lavishly illustrated guide to the permanent collection.

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