Featuring more than 50 works drawn from across the history of fashion, the exhibition highlights masterworks and milestones of the permanent collection. Providing insight into how the treasures of the collection were acquired and formed an internationally respected fashion archive, this exhibition features a roster of world-class designers including Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga and Chanel alongside stunning historical works.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website
Whether you can make it to the exhibition of not, here's a 5-star book on the topic, Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style. One of DK's sumptuously-illustrated, informative coffee table books, it offers new information to anyone with an amateur interest in historical dress.