Collection Peek: The Royal Collection Trust (UK)

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Wedding Gown for (Princess) Elizabeth by Norman Hartnell, 1947

If you have a chance to make it over to London before January, there’s  an amazing exhibit of Queen Elizabeth II’s fashions at the Royal Collection Trust. Norman Hartnell’s work is featured heavily–he was the official couturier for the queen for many years (AND A DESIGNER FOR AKSARBEN, TOO!)

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Coronation Gown for Queen Elizabeth II. Norman Hartnell, 1953.

 

 

 

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These shoes were given to the princesses (Margaret and Elizabeth) in 1938 by the children of France
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Norman Hartnell, 1960
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State gown. Norman Hartnell, 1962.

Along with Queen Elizabeth’s clothing, the Royal Collection Trust has a wide range of clothing worn by other members of the Royal Family. You can continue to explore these beautiful costume pieces at their online collections website. 243044-1327058632

243052-1327058716There are some sweet doll clothes that are a must see! And an entire group of millinery.