Join the Dressmakers Academy in incredible London for an insider's couture and crafmenship's experience that will take you deep into the British and European fashion culture!
Trip highlights include:
-Accomodation in a 4 star hotel,
-Gabriella Chanel: Fashion Manifesto, Victoria & Albert Museum,
The V&A is to host the first ever exhibition in a major UK museum on the work of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, covering the career of the French designer from the opening of her first millinery boutique in Paris in 1910 to the showing of her final collection in 1971.
-Woman's fashion history tour,
Much British dressmakers and designers have influenced women’s fashion from the Victorian period right up to the present day. You will look at a multitude of exciting contemporary fashions and see how they are related to the styles, designers and influencers of previous eras. You will visit many designer shops, and, along the way, we’ll consider the power of women’s suits and their origin that – decades before Coco Chanel -- heralded a new freedom of movement and gave rise to a perfect costume for the working woman. You’ll also find about how rebellious women dressed in the nineteenth century, when the arts & crafts movement took off and fabulous fabrics inspired by trade with India and Japan were introduced in London.
-Kensington Palace: From Crown to Couture,
A must-see fashion exhibition exploring court dress and red carpet couture.
-Behind the Seams at Angels Costumes, dressing the stars of stage and screen since 1840
The Behind the Seams tour showcases our extensive costume collection, which spans 8 miles worth of rails, and over 1 million items.
-Savile row and Jermyn street tour
You will visit a variety of tailoring houses, each with a different suit style, and we often manage a chat with cutter or fabric expert and get to handle archival pieces. You will contemplate up close the finest shirts, shoes, ties, hats, fragrances, dressing gowns and smoking jackets that money can buy.
-Transportation during the 3 days
Not included is your transportation to- and from London, lunches and dinner, and transportation to- and from the airport or railstation to the hotel.
Costs for this trip will be around 700 Euros per person. Since this trip is still under construction, please join our waitlist here: