On the surface, the world of fashion may seem superficial and unimportant. However behind the catwalk glamour inspirational designs offer a glance into the world that surrounded them at the time, and hold a key to some of the most memorable moments in history.
A fascinating new book 'Fifty Dresses That Changed the World' celebrate this, taking a journey through the years to highlight the products that have made a substantial impact in the world of British design today, exploring what gave them their iconic status and about the designers that gave them a special place in history.
Take a look as we discover some of the most important dresses from recent history...
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