Immerse yourself in the sophistication and magnificence of Norman Hartnell’s legendary creations at our forthcoming exhibition, Coronation Couture. This complimentary event showcases a life-sized re-creation of an opulent coronation gown and robe, specifically crafted for a viscountess or baroness by Norman Hartnell for Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953 coronation. Observe the meticulous details of the reimagined coronation attire, the toiles, and authentic press photographs from the coronation era. Additionally, explore patterns and drawings by the illustrious designer himself. As an exclusive bonus, guests can view the historic first-ever televised coronation, aired by the BBC in 1953, while experiencing the exhibition. Honor the enduring legacy of Norman Hartnell, the esteemed royal couturier, and seize this chance to admire his timeless regal masterpieces on exhibit.
May 04, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
WorkZones, Santa Barbara
351 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
About the Couture Pattern Museum
One of the world’s largest and most unparalleled collections of commercial haute couture and high-fashion sewing patterns. We at the Couture Pattern Museum are embarking on a significant endeavor to digitize our extensive collection of haute couture sewing patterns. Our goal is to ensure that the unique designs, patterns, and instructions from renowned fashion design houses are not lost to time.