From April 5th through July 27th, 2014
Victoria and Albert Museum, London

This major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum is a glamorous, comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day, sponsored by Bulgari.
The exhibition examines Italy's dramatic transition from post-war ruins to the luxury paraded in the landmark ‘Sala Bianca’ catwalk shows held in Florence in the 1950s, which propelled Italian fashion onto the world stage. The story is explored through the key individuals and Maisons that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.