Dresses from the exhibition
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Exhibition of Valentino dresses celebrates designer's career

28 November 2012 Last updated at 09:48 GMT

The life and work of the fashion designer Valentino, who has made dresses for stars such as Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Julia Roberts, is being celebrated in a new exhibition at Somerset House in London.

More than 130 hand-crafted creations are on display for the first time in the UK.

Sophie van Brugen was given a preview by Valentino, who revealed he would love to design a dress for the Duchess of Cambridge.