Explore a century of sensational British shoes made from extraordinary materials and worn by the world’s most glamorous women, including Vivien Leigh, Marlene Dietrich and Brigitte Bardot. Awarded three Royal Warrants, Rayne made the shoes of Queen Elizabeth II including her wedding shoes. Over 100 examples also reveal the talent of designers ranging from Norman Hartnell to Bruce Oldfield and Mary Quant, as well as Roger Vivier and current designer Laurence Dacade. Coincides with a major exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Display Dates: 22 May – 13 September 2015
Display admission included with RIVIERA STYLE Resort & Swimwear since 1900 exhibition
Rayne Shoes for Stars is accompanied by a programme of talks, events and workshops.
‘RAYNE Shoes for Stars’ is available for purchase from the Fashion and Textile Museum shop, or from the online shop.
An Afternoon with Rayne Shoes
Wednesday 2 September / 2.15pm–3.30pm
Image 1: Rayne shoes (detail). Photograph by Caradog Williams, British Vogue March 1958 © The Condé Nast Publications Ltd.