2 APR 2015

Fashion Victim – The Musical

A thoroughly modern morality tale set in the cutting edge world of fashion written by Toby Rose: Fashion Victim – The Musical is funny and full of energy that reminds us of Weimar's cabarets.

Join us on Thursday the 2nd of April at the May Fair Theatre in the May Fair Hotel and meet Costume Designer Katherine Burchill and lead actor Jonathan D Ellis, who will be in conversation with Marion Hume, one of Britain's most respected fashion journalists.

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Forthcoming Event for May




Nonconforming to general rules, rebels are tough but sensitive, ground-breaking but with principles. And each of them has a fascinating style of his own. A series of screenings and talks will explore the aesthetic world and connotations of those iconic, dashing images of rebellious men such as James Dean, Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen or Jean-Paul Belmondo in his New Wave films as well as their timelessness.

More details on the programme will be available soon.

Past Events

5 – 7 DEC 2014


An exploration of the image of Vivien Leigh, an icon and inspiration who fashion and costume designers have been drawing from, for decades. Events included a talk by the Victoria and Albert Museum's Theatre & Performance Curator Keith Lodwick, discussing the important relationship between the actress, designer and character, and the screening of Elia Kazan's A Streetcar Named Desire.

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5 – 13 APR 2014


Italy is known for its centuries-long culture of la bellezza and a style which has come to be identified by its people's creativity, and highest-quality craftmanship. Italian Fashion & Cinema looked at some key highlights from 1960, from the country's intricate and rich heritage of style.

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The Creation of a Style Icon
6 – 10 SEP 2013

One of the world's most emulated film icons, Audrey Hepburn's style was the result of a timeless balance between simplicity, comfort and elegance, while maintaining a European sophistication which combined to define her star persona.

This event examined the career of the actress and the role of fashion, in particular her relationship with designer Givenchy, in her films and in the construction of her still-influential image.

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23 & 24 Feb 2013

Catherine Deneuve and Yves Saint Laurent

An exploration of the lasting partnership between French screen icon Catherine Deneuve, and fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. This muse-artist collaboration on- and off-screen lasted for over thirty years until Saint Laurent's death, and included films such as Belle de Jour (Luis Buñuel, 1967) La Sirène du Mississipi (François Truffaut, 1969) and The Hunger (Tony Scott, 1983).

This event examined the careers of both actress and designer, and the work that they created together on screen.

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19 & 20 May 2012


The first of the Fashion & Cinema events was dedicated to Chanel and her relationship with film as well as with the stage, and included screenings and seminars by fashion journalist and writer Justine Picardie (now editor of Harpers Bazaar UK) and Prof. Ginette Vincendeau.

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