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Brighton| Biba Exhibition


Yesterday, I went to see the exhibition of Biba at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. I'm sure you know all about Biba but for the ones who don't, Biba was an iconic and popular London fashion store of the 1960s and 1970s. It was started and primarily run by the Polish-born Barbara Hulanicki with help of her husband Stephen Fitz-Simon.

The cutting edge yet affordable fashion, Barbara Hulanicki’s iconic Biba store and label transformed the High Street shopping experience in the 1960s and 70s. Young working women shopped alongside models and celebrities, including Twiggy, Cher and the Rolling Stones. Art Deco, Victorian and Hollywood glamour all combined in striking, romantic and sensual designs.

I was a bit disappointed, because the exhibition was a bit small but still very enjoyable though. 
The exhibition features 60's iconic dresses,lifestyle and the far reaching influence of this iconic brand.


9 comentarios:

  1. So glad you got to go! I wish I could have gone with you as I wanted to but hey, we'll do something else soon!
    xx

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  2. So many beautiful vintage clothes! Fashion exhibitions are so inspiring! You can discover a lot about a designer and this week I hope I'll go to the YLS one in Brussels!

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  3. That sounds poke a very interesting exhibit!

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  4. that sounds amazing! when I went to london some years ago, I saw some biba clothes at the V&A. They were amazing.

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  5. amazaing!!


    http://myfashionmirror.blogspot.com/

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  6. I loved this exhibition. you're right about it being a little small though. I went inside the Pavillion after to go see The Lost Pagodas....it was INCREDIBLE. Brighton Rocks! x

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  7. I have so much respect for Mrs Barbara... She is so inspirational I have recently went through her fashion illustrations... And I can only say one thing I wish I could draw! Anyway such a shame that Biba closed down...x

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  8. My mum said that back in the day you weren't anybody unless you had stolen something from Biba, and that it was really to steal from as shop assistants were soooo laid back! Hence why it closed! The Pavillion seems like a perfect setting for a Biba exhibition!

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  9. boo to it being too small, hooray that you got to see it! :)

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