Assistant curator Lucia Savi with Valentino dress from 1977
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V&A exhibit celebrates Italian fashion

An exhibition celebrating Italian fashion over the past 70 years has opened at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

An exhibition celebrating Italian fashion over the past 70 years has opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 chronicles design and production in Italy from just after WWII, when the country's creative forces were at an all-time low.

The BBC takes a look round with assistant curator Lucia Savi.