Grace Kelly’s Classic Style Comes Alive at London’s V&A Museum

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LONDON (REUTERS).- You’d better hurry if you want to see the hats, shoes, dresses and immaculate gloves that were an essential element of the style which made Grace Kelly a fashion beacon for millions of women around the world. The “Grace Kelly: Style Icon” exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert museum will be closing its doors in September, so there are only a few weeks left to see the clothes, mementoes and videos which replay the life of Hollywood royalty turned real-life princess. Set in the museum’s fashion section, the show holds more than 35 of Kelly’s outfits made by famous designers such as Edith Head, Helen Rose, Yves Saint Laurent, and many by Kelly’s personal favorite, Christian Dior. Show visitor Margret Bennett told Reuters the exhibition was a must-see for Kelly enthusiasts like her. “Grace Kelly was the style icon of my day, and an inspiration,” she said. Ball gowns in silk chiffon by Dior and travel suits in w