Duchess of Cambridge debuts Gucci for V&A Gallery inauguration

Duchess of Cambridge debuts Gucci for V&A Gallery inauguration
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An art lover Duchess of Cambridge today arrived at Victoria and Albert Museum to unveil new entrance and exhibition gallery in London.

Victoria and Albert Museum In London
V&A Museum

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The Museum holds many of the UK’s national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.

Duchess of Cambridge debuts Gucci for V&A Gallery inauguration
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The entrance and exhibition is the largest architectural project of museum that is going to celebrate its 165th anniversary this year.

The 1951 Great Exhibition inaugurated by Queen Victoria
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The V&A has its origins in 1951 when Prince Albert created “The Great Exhibition,” the first ever international exhibition of manufactured products. Profits from this exhibition were used to create a new museum in London.

he Museum of Manufactures
V&A

The Museum was called the Museum of Manufactures and was located in Marlborough House, then a royal residence. The increasing collection at museum soon outgrew Marlborough House and was moved to its current site in South Kensington, it was renamed the South Kensington Museum.

Victoria and Albert Museum main entrance
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On 17 May 1899, Queen Victoria laid the cornerstone of the new Aston Webb building of the museum, designed by Sir Aston Webb. In honor of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert’s years of support, the museum was renamed to The Victoria & Albert Museum. This was Queen Victoria’s last official public appearance before her death. Queen Victoria’s address during the ceremony, as recorded in the London Gazette, ended:

“I trust that it will remain for ages a Monument of discerning Liberality and a Source of Refinement and Progress.”

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Duchess was welcomed by a little girl with a bouquet of roses at the entrance of the museum.
Duchess of Cambridge debuts Gucci for V&A Gallery inauguration
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Later on Duchess toured the museum and new area after meeting the designer of the new gallery and museum staff.

Duchess of Cambridge debuts Gucci for V&A Gallery inauguration
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Duchess of Cambridge who studied History of Arts spent time exploring the new gallery with staff of the museum before leaving.

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Duchess of Cambridge debuts Gucci for V&A Gallery inauguration
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Today Catherine debuted a new designer for her wardrobe.

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For the visit Duchess wore Gucci tweed dress. The Grosgrain-trimmed cotton-blend tweed mini dress is made from blended cotton tweed is mid-knee length long.
Duchess of Cambrdge Today Kate debuts a new designer for her wardrobe today.
Gucci Tweed Dress

The £1,790 dress comes in black and white light tweed with blue and red web trim and faux pearl embellishments that are topped with the label’s iconic interlocking ‘GG’ logo.

Duchess of Cambridge Gucci Tweed Dress
Gucci Tweed Dress
Duchess of Cambridge Gucci Tweed Dress
Closer Look at the Dress

It features elbow length sleeves with a concealed hook and zipper at the back. Dress is currently available at Net-A-Porter and Farfetch for $2980.LK Bennett Navy Block HeelsAfter a long time we saw the return of Catherine’s LK Bannett Navy block heel shoes.

Red Suede Clutch
Red Suede Clutch

Duchess carried a new red suede clutch today, it’s label is still unidentified.

 Annoushka Baroque Pearl Drops
Annoushka Baroque Pearl Drops and Kiki hoops

Catherine finished her looks with a half up-do hairstyle that shows her Classic Annoushka Baroque Pearl Drops available at Annoushka for £320 and Kiki Diamond Hoop Earrings.


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