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Welcome to London's Fashion Alphabet. Join us for a series of bite-sized videos where we go behind the scenes to explore our huge fashion archive, all the way from A to Z.
A is for Hardy Amies, prolific couturier extraordinaire to the rich and famous, including none other than her majesty the queen.
Take a look at our ornate collection of highly embellished and boudiful caps, which rose in popularity during World War One.
We won't waist any time in revealing the topic of this instalment - it's corsets. Join Senior Curator Beatrice Behlen as she introduces you to game-changing corset designer, Roxey Ann Caplin.
We continue on our journey with the letter D for dolls. These Second World War dolls, designed by Moray Thomas, reflect the war time fashions of women contributing to Britain's war effort.
Our Curator of Making, Danielle Thom uncovers the secrets of 18th century mini spoon transportation in our episode all about etuis!
#LondonsFashionAlphabet continues with F for Flowers, but not the sweet smelling kind - they're artificial.
Take a watch of this episode to learn more about an elusive gemstone which rose to fame in Victorian London.
A beautiful vintage Horrockses dress provides a gateway into the history of the trailblazing cotton manufacturing man: John Horrocks.
Learn more about one of London's coolest pastimes - ice skating! Plus see some beautiful crafted ice skates from our fashion stores.
We look at a retro red jumpsuit, perfect for disco dancing and as daywear for the most fashionable of Londoners.
Watch on as higher education programme manager, Melissa Bennett talks us through a traditional Krio outfit, which tells us all about the influences surrounding this unique group of people.
Come along on this whistlestop tour through Roman, medieval and Tudor London as we look at a load of lovely footwear from throughout London's history.
Mourning wear and the tradition of wearing black during more melancholy moments, as you'll discover, was something which Victorians reallllly picked up and ran with.
We're talking about Nacre, also known as mother of pearl. Find out more about its various uses, from gambling chips to garnishing the garments of Queen Victoria herself.
Take a look at some of Otto's gorgeous hats and gain an insight into his interesting ways of working.
Zips, rips, chains and paint splatters, the rule book goes out of the window with these items which have mostly been modified or DIY-ed by their owners.
Synonymous with London in the swinging 60s, this episode is all about Mary Quant. Her innovative designs and bold colour choices have had a lasting influence on fashion as we know it today.
Fashion curator Lucie Whitmore introduces us to a fabulous evening gown created by Rahvis sisters, Raemonde and Dora.
Join us as we follow the (literal) thread weaving through the Suffragette movement. What can this S reveal about the hidden stories of women during that time?
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