©V&A imagesA gorgeous elaborate cafe is divided by three separate rooms, I sat in the above...these rooms were the first ever restaurants in a museum.
a yummy pot-pie for oneThe Hollywood Costume exhibit is busy so arrive early and be patient as most of the costumes have written references which are a must-read for a background on: costume design, casting, character development, historical importance, etc...I was most excited to see the costumes from the Wizard of Oz!
©V&A imagesThe famous ruby slippers...did you know originally they were meant to be silver however were changed to ruby red so they would stand out.
I am always amazed how tiny actresses are; most of the actresses' costumes were petite and short in frame. And their waists! The green curtain dress from Gone With the Wind worn by Vivien Leigh was so tiny.
The Hollywood Costume Exhibition runs till January 27, 2013
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