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Royal Court Theatre has announced plans to make 2020 a carbon net zero year.
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams has smashed visitor records at the Victoria and Albert Museum after a blockbuster first run in Paris. The cultural attraction confirmed 594,994 had come through its doors surpassing the previous attendance figures recorded for Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in 2015 by over 100,000 visitors. The blockbuster show was still drawing the crowds 48 hours before the retrospective came to an end on 1 September. The most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams traced the history and impact of the brand from 1947 to the present day examining one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, and the six artistic directors who have succeeded him. Drawn from the extensive Dior Archives and the V&A’s extensive Couture collections, the exhibition presented over 500 objects, with over 200 rare Haute Couture garments shown alongside accessories, fashion photography, film, vintage perfume, original make-up, illustrations, magazines, and Christian Dior’s personal possessions. Based on the major exhibition Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve, organised by the …
Victoria Beckham recently put her staff on the spot at her Hammersmith HQ in west London when she asked that age-old question in celebration of Gay Pride Month: “What does love mean to you?” The responses were varied, thought-provoking and eye-opening. The fashion designer who is also celebrating two decades of married life with husband David summed the definition up with her own interpretation: “Love to me is what everyone should experience in their life, no matter where you are from, no matter who you love.” She had earlier designed a t-shirt to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York when gays fought for equal rights. She said: “I wanted to celebrate the #LGBTQ+ community and their continued message of positive change and inclusivity. I have always felt a deep connection to the LGBTQ+ community and am proud to help support their fight for equality.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Victoria Beckham (@victoriabeckham) on Jun 26, 2019 at 2:58am PDT