About 80 ensembles will be divided into two sections with the first area addressing the “Pretty in Pink” phenomena with 35 classic examples.
Rankin said the latest issue of the biannual publication — all 386 pages of it — is “looking to redress the balance of power.”
Zandra Rhodes is moving on all cylinders with a retrospective and a textiles exhibition in the works, as well as holiday assortment for Matchesfashion.com.
The museum’s director tried to highlight the most influential styles of the Eighties and those likely to be of interest to people in 2017.
Among the guests were Sui’s creative peers, including Stephen Jones, John Rocha, Pam Hogg, Twiggy and Rifat Özbek.
Ahead of the brand’s 50th anniversary next year, the veteran designer presented a collection that mined her vast archive of prints.