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​With fashion month now over, normality has resumed: the perfect moment, then, to get cultural. As Autumn sets in, we give you the rundown of the best fashion exhibitions to add to your diary for the season.
Mademoiselle Privé
Karl Lagerfeld has joined forces with the Saatchi Gallery to create an exhibition that immerses visitors into the luxury world of Coco Chanel. Complete with a replica of Chanel’s famous salon staircase, the exhibition focuses on Haute Couture, the High Jewellery collection “Bijoux de Diamants, as well as the iconic CHANEL N°5 perfume. Chanel has even taken over the gardens at the Saatchi Gallery, transforming them into a space which reflects the different stages of Gabrielle Chanel’s life.
13th October – 1st November 2015 at the Saatchi Gallery, King's Road, London SW3 4RY
Liberty in Fashion
As Liberty celebrates its 140th anniversary, it seemed like a fitting moment to host a retrospective. ‘Liberty in Print’, a new exhibition at the Fashion & Textile Museum, focuses on the department stores’ iconic textile prints. Covering the brand’s history since 1875, it includes precious archive pieces as well as recent collaborations. A must for fans of the iconic print.
9 October 2015 – 28 February 2016 at the Fashion & Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF

The Fabric of India
Victoria & Albert Museum’s new ‘The Fabric of India’ is another exhibition that dives deep into the history of textiles. It explores the rich traditions of India’s artisanal fabric production, as well as looking at how these techniques are still relevant today.
3rd October – 10th January 2016 at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL
Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal
Finally, it’s not too late to see the Bowes Museum collaborative project with the Pierre Bergé Foundation: ‘Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal’ has been so popular that it has been extended until the 8th November. The exhibition features iconic pieces by the French designer, as it takes visitors through Saint Laurent’s design style evolution.
Until the 8th November at Bowes Museum, Newgate, County Durham DL12 8NP