The Elegant Vogue of Princess Diana Will Headline an Exhibition This Fall on the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Heart in Hendersonville, Tenn.

Hendersonville, TN, November 02, 2021 –(– The regal trend of one of many Twentieth-century’s most iconic figures will herald the vacations on the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Heart (MACC) in Hendersonville, Tenn. The exhibition, titled, “The Magnificence of Royal Vogue,” will run Nov. 14, 2021 to Jan. 9, 2022 and can characteristic two of Princess Diana’s most spectacular night robes together with a replication of her bridal ensemble, full with its 25-foot practice. On mortgage from the Pat Kerr Personal Royal Assortment and introduced by Jeanette Heinz, the exhibit can even embody uncommon gadgets as soon as owned by Queen Victoria, Wallis Simpson (who turned the Duchess of Windsor), and different notable personalities, along with a few of Pat Kerr’s personal signature designs. “I can’t consider a greater time for the MACC to current the Magnificence of Royal Vogue,” says Cheryl Strichik, govt director of the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Heart. “Curiosity in Princess Diana’s life is at an all-time excessive, and guests to the MACC will expertise the type of trend often seen solely at Kensington Palace. It’s a thrill to current such a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit proper right here in Center Tennessee.”

Pat Kerr is one in every of America’s main trend designers finest recognized for the bridal couture launched by Neiman Marcus, strikingly unique creations that the legendary New York trend arbiter Eleanor Lambert hailed because the “Faberges and Fortunys of at present” and as objets d’artwork. An extended-time Tennessee resident who spent 20 years residing in London, Kerr can be widely known as one of many world’s foremost personal collectors and authorities on vintage laces, textiles and British Royal Memorabilia. The truth is, when Diana, Princess of Wales Museum opened at her ancestral house, Althorp, Kerr was chosen by British Tv to relate the extremely anticipated Royal Documentary, the primary glimpse inside this personal Royal Museum. Kerr spent many years amassing her Personal Royal Assortment, choose contents of which have been the topic of exhibitions on the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork and, extra just lately, Kensington Palace. A few of the best picks from her assortment can be touring to Monthaven.

Notable among the many designs showing on the MACC is “The Falcon,” a stunning silk crepe robe created by Catherine Walker, Princess Diana’s favourite designer. She wore this robe in 1986 to go to the King of Saudi Arabia. The robe’s identify derives from the elaborately embroidered falcons that encircle the garment in flying formation. One other unforgettable robe showing on the MACC is “Spanish Dancer,” a plum-colored design lined in black lace that was created by Victor Edelstein. The Princess of Wales wore this robe throughout a 1987 journey to Hamburg, West Germany.

As America’s preeminent bridal couture designer, Kerr has created an excellent replication of Princess Diana’s marriage ceremony robe. This robe is nearly an identical to the one Princess Diana wore on her marriage ceremony day in 1981 and consists of a removable practice (25-feet lengthy by 12-feet huge), bridal veil, and bodice that includes uncommon, genuine English Carrickmacross vintage lace lined in pearls. Different objects coming to Monthaven embody one in every of Queen Victoria’s uncommon Honiton lace shawls, with a particular nook inscription to Napoleon Bonaparte, together with the fabulous robe that Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, wore to President’s Nixon’s second inauguration in 1973. The Personal Royal Assortment can even have on show breathtakingly stunning copies of Simpson’s and Jacqueline Bouvier’s marriage ceremony robes, unique marriage ceremony clothes from the Victorian Interval, the “BEAUTIFUL” costume that Pat Kerr created for Estée Lauder, and far more.

Timed entrance tickets for The Magnificence of Royal Vogue on the MACC can be found for buy on-line at for $20 per particular person. Proceeds from ticket gross sales help the MACC’s artwork exhibitions in addition to its varied arts training and outreach packages.

Monthaven Arts and Cultural Heart is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt group conveniently positioned off Gallatin Pike simply three miles east of Rivergate Mall. The place serves as a haven for the humanities, internet hosting main artwork exhibitions all year long. It additionally affords lessons and summer time camps on artwork and movie for youngsters and adults, and it sponsors quite a few arts outreach packages for underserved kids and adults, and navy veterans affected by PTSD and TBI.