Crown to Couture opened in April and celebrates the world of the Georgian court alongside the modern-day red carpet. It’s the largest exhibition ever staged at the Palace, with more than 200 objects on display, from 18th century court dress to contemporary red carpet looks.
“We’re hugely proud of our new partnership with the brand, Olympia Le-Tan,” says Jenny Smyth, licensing manager, Historic Royal Palaces. “The handcrafted nature of these pieces and the skill that has gone into producing them is reflective of the time and effort that has
“I am thrilled to share our collaboration with Historic Royal Palaces for the Crown to Couture collection,” says Olympia Le-Tan, head, curating, Olympia Le-Tan. “This partnership has been a remarkable opportunity for us to merge the worlds of fashion and history, paying homage to the regal heritage of Historic Royal Palaces and the enchanting exhibition at Kensington Palace. The rich history of the palace provided us with a captivating tapestry of ideas, allowing us to create a collection that exudes elegance and grace. Each piece in the Crown to Couture collection is meticulously handcrafted, with the utmost attention to detail. The intricate embroideries, painstakingly depicting royal motifs and symbols, add a touch of regality to our signature styles. It is a true celebration of craftsmanship and artistry, merging the worlds of fashion and heritage seamlessly.”
The clutches will be available in the Kensington Palace retail shop and via the website of the brand, Olympia Le-Tan website from Sept. 25, the Spitalfields Mantua book clutch is available to pre-order from Olympialetan.com.
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