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early 2007 (made), 26th August 2007 (worn)
Place of origin

White plastic flip-flops.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Wedding Shoe
  • Flip Flop Sandal
  • Wedding Shoe
  • Flip Flop Sandal
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Wedding flip flop sandals, USA; Abercrombie & Fitch; 2007; white plastic. Worn by Katie Turner for her marriage to Andrew Hayward, August 2007.
Physical description
White plastic flip-flops.
Production typeReady to wear
Marks and inscriptions
EST 1892 Abercrombie & Fitch] NEW YORK (Stamped into heel of plastic on each flip-flop)
Gallery label
Wedding dress with silk flowers Vera Wang (b.1949) USA, Spring 2007 bridal collection Flip flops: Abercrombie & Fitch American designer Vera Wang founded her bridal wear company in 1990. She offered women ready-made and custom-made dresses that fused tradition with contemporary fashion. New Yorker Katie Turner's trained gown is unmistakably a wedding dress, but the applied silk flowers and delicate weave decoration on the bodice reflect the fashions for 2007. Dress: tissue organza and satin-faced organza Flip flops: plastic Lent by the American Friends of the V&A(2011)
Credit line
Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Linda and Robert Turner in honor of Katie Turner
Object history
Worn with a Vera Wang gown by Katie Bella Turner on the occasion of her marriage to Andrew Robert Hayward on Sunday 26 August, 2007, at the Old Field Club, Setauket, New York. The dress was originally worn on the Vera Wang catwalk show, and slightly modified (by the addition of shoulder straps and draped organza cap-sleeves) for the bride.
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Record createdJanuary 4, 2010
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