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Sonnet Stanfill is curator of 20th-century and contemporary fashion at the V&A, a post she has held since 1999. She was curator of the V&A‘s Ossie Clark display (2003) and in 2007 she curated New York Fashion Now, a display featuring the work of a new generation of New Yorkbased designers. Sonnet also wrote the accompanying book of the same title (V&A 2007) and has edited the publication From Club to Catwalk: fashion in 1980s London which will be published by the V&A in 2012. Before joining the Museum, Sonnet worked as a fashion buyer in New York.

Oriole Cullen
is a curator of 20th-century fashion and textiles at the V&A. Since 2006 she has run the V&A's Fashion in Motion programme, working with leading international fashion
designers to present their work in a series of free catwalk shows within the Museum. Prior to
joining the V&A she worked as curator of dress and decorative arts at the Museum of London, where she co-curated Stolen Skins: Fur in Fashion (2002) and The London Look: Fashion from Street to Catwalk (2004). In 2009, she curated, and wrote the book for, the V&A's exhibition Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones. Recent publications include Pop Patterns (V&A 2011).

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Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 by Sonnet Stanfill and Oriole Cullen
Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Sonnet Stanfill and Oriole Cullen
May 2012 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. Published to tie in with an exhibition opening on 19th May and running throughout the year. A quite fascinating progress through recent women’s fashion for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2012

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