September 19, 2012, 7:53 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- From 20 th October 2012, some of Hollywood's finest outfits and most famous looks of the silver screen will be animating SW7, bringing California movie-star history and glamour to the Victorian halls and corridors of one of London's most popular old museums.
From Dorothy's Wizard of Oz dress and shoes to Jonny Depp's infamous Jack Sparrow get-up as part of The Pirates of the Caribbean, the Hollywood Costume exhibit is a highlight of the V&A autumn/winter displays.
The V&A, originally built in 1852 with the précis to inspire British designers and manufacturers. The museum continues to develop a line along this heritage with many of its major temporary exhibitions taking in textiles, fashion, haberdashery and material design principles of the last two centuries.
LondonTown.com website is encouraging cinephiles and fashion fans keen to make the trip up to London for the exhibition to use the company's online services to find cheap London hotels near the SW7 area.
The V&A is part of a larger complex of some of London's major Victorian museums and galleries, forming a triangle with the Natural History Museum and Science Museum.
LondonTown.com secures huge discounts on London hotels, from 5* luxury apartments to big-brand chains and travel inns. For example, visitors coming up for the exhibition's second weekend, 27 th -29 th October, can get up to 81% off rooms at the Copthorne Tara Hotel Kensington, starting at £76 for a double in this 4* property.
Or four £137 on the opening weekend Ė 20 th October Ė get 85% off the luxury town house property Fifty Four Boutique Hotel, which also offers free cancellation as part of the deal.