Victoria & Albert Museum Draws London Creatives at Annual Summer Party

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: “I’m definitely wearing flats,” said model Erin O’Connor, who is 6 feet tall, of her wardrobe plans for Buckingham Palace. “As for the dress, it will definitely be a British designer. We’re in talks with a few.”
O’Connor was named on Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday Honours List, and will be receiving an OBE, or Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, later this year for services to fashion and charity.
“I found out a few days earlier through a letter, it was all very formal and quiet. It’s hard to imagine that something like that could have happened and that it could happen to me,” said the model, who was among the guests at the Victoria & Albert museum’s annual summer party.
Serafina Sama, Charlotte Dellal, Alice Temperley, Samantha Cameron and Grayson Perry were among those mingling in the museum’s gardens, and as per British tradition, discussed the weather: It was the hottest day in London in more than 40 years.
“We hope you have fun on this scorchingly hot evening in this cold room of culture,” said V&A chairman Nicholas Coleridge.
Photographer Ellen von Unwerth was in London for just one night, before flying to Sweden for a

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Victoria & Albert Museum Draws London Creatives at Annual Summer Party

Victoria & Albert Museum Draws London Creatives at Annual Summer Party

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