The Fashion & Style gallery draws on Brighton & Hove Museums’ costume collection to produce displays that explore a series of inter-related themes. The themes selected reflect different aspects of Brighton life.

Fashion Gallery at Brighton Museum

The current displays in the gallery are grouped into these areas:

George IV – presents items associated with the king responsible for the creation of the Royal Pavilion and making Brighton fashionable.

Internationalism – explores cross-cultural influences on fashion.

Renegade – reveals alternative styles of clothing.

The Collection – illustrates highlights from our costume collection.

Queer Looks – a display of outfits and oral histories from LGBTQ individuals from Sussex.

Where is it?

The Fashion and Style gallery is located on the First floor of Brighton Museum. The gallery is the first room on the right when you exit from the lift.

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