Fashion Museum Riga Opened

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25.10.2016

Fashion Museum Riga Opened

October 24, 2016 the first and only fashion museum in Baltics opened in Riga.
Museum's first exhibition "Elegance of the 30's" presents the era of glamour that has been formed by Hollywood and introduce the visitor to smart everyday fashion of urban women along with ball and cocktail gowns of leaders of fashion. In the Museum you can watch movies dedicated to the "pre-war chic" era, try on a crinoline and bustle, find out what different fan signs mean, and visit an interactive exposition with music and visual effects.
Exposition of the Museum changes every 6 months. Museum is collaborating with Alexandre Vassiliev Foundation – a famous fashion historian and collector Alexandre Vassiliev owns more than 55.000 items which forms the third largest private collection of clothes and accessories.