EXHIBITON OF 1950’S WOMEN’S FASHION
drawn from the costume collection of HORSHAM MUSEUM
SATURDAY 30th JUNE – SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER
To mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Rottingdean Museum will be staging an exhibition of 1950’s women’s fashion, the type that would have been worn during the Queen’s early reign when both Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Princess Margaret were leaders of women’s British fashion. The exhibition will focus on popular off the peg labels, typically Horrockses Fashions celebrated for their lively floral prints and full-skirted summer dresses.
AN EXHIBITON OF TEENAGE FASHION DOLLS
drawn from the Colette Mansell collection
Seen alongside the fashion exhibits will be a collection of 14″ and 20″ Teenage Fashion Dolls produced in England by the likes of doll makers Pedigree, Rosebud, Palitoy and Chiltern between 1958 and 1962. These sophisticated pre cursers to Barbie and Sindy wear a full range of highly detailed day and evening wear all inspired by the popular fashions of the day.
The Grange Art Gallery and Museum, The Grange, The Green, Rottingdean, East Sussex, BN2 7HA Opening Times: Weekdays 10.00am – 4.00pm (except Wednesdays), Sundays 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Tel. 01273 301004 Admission is free but limited to 100 free tickets. For enquiries please contact the exhibition curator Marcus Bagshaw on Tel. 07826 236827 or Email. email@example.com