The Alice Look Exhibition
02 May 2015
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic fantasy, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland. And the celebrations will include a dazzling array of exhibitions, theatre events, readings and even the odd Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.
One of the Must See events for all fans of this timeless tale is The Alice Look exhibition in the Museum of Childhood, at the Victoria & Albert.
The exhibition celebrates Alice as a style icon and trend setter, with her powder-blue, full-skirted tea dress, patent black T-bar shoes and jaunty ribbon in her hair. A Victorian fashionista!
The exhibition looks at how The Alice Look has evolved through 150 years, in popular culture and in the many literary, film and TV adaptations of her fantastical story.
It features many garments, photographs and rare, lavish editions of both the book and the famous illustrations which helped make the little girl who fell down the rabbit hole such an enduring icon of childhood.
We also get a chance to see how Alice has inspired so many artists, stylists, photographers and designers across the world.
It’s a fun, free and endlessly engaging exhibition for kids and adults alike. And it continues at the Museum Of Childhood until November 1st.
Opening times of the museum: 10 am- 6.45pm daily. Admission; Free.