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Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie

 Fashion from Titanic the Movie

February 9 – May 13, 2018

The stylish fashions and luxurious travels of the Vanderbilts launch at Biltmore with a stunning new exhibition, Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie. Dazzling costumes from the iconic film—representing the extensive wardrobes required by transatlantic travelers like George and Edith Vanderbilt in the early 1900s—will be displayed in the grand rooms of Biltmore House. This is the first large-scale exhibition of fashions from Titanic, which won a record 11 Oscars including Best Picture and Best Costume Design.

More than 45 film costumes evoke the lifestyle of the era, when voyages on the great ocean liners of the early 20th century offered high society and luxury on ships known as “Floating Palaces.” First class passengers took every opportunity to see and be seen in the finest fashions of the time, from strolling the promenade deck to attending elegant formal dinners. And, just like in Titanic, the days at sea fostered friendships and romances, including Vanderbilt’s courtship of Edith Stuyvesant Dresser.

Learn more about the Vanderbilts’ extensive travels while marveling at the exquisite detail meticulously recreated for these award-winning fashions.


Enjoy a visit to the following shops on our charming Main Street, just a short walk from the Inn!

Art Accents
1 South Main Street
(828) 658-9133
Framing and Gallery

Mangum Pottery Studio and Gallery
16 North Main Street
(828) 645-4929
A unique shop featuring the handcrafted wares of three generations of Mangum family potters. Rob and Beth’s work varies from Custom dinnerware and serving pieces to one of a kind artistic vessels and ceramic furniture.

Miya Gallery
20 North Main Street
(828) 658-9655
Fine Art and Craft Gallery featuring the work of nearly 100 local and regional artists. We carry a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber glass, multi media, Photography, paintings and sculpture.

5 Little Monkeys Quilt & Sew
32 North Main Street
(828) 448-7200
Meeting all your Quilting and Sewing needs.

Maggie B’s Wine and Specialty Shop
10C South Main Street
(828) 645-1111
Maggie B’s is Weaverville’s first ever wine and specialty food store.   But, despite what most people think, Maggie B is not the owner. She is actually Elspeth and Andy’s 6-year old, yellow Labrador retriever.

Shop Around the Corner
55 North Main Street
(828) 777-9206 or (828) 775-2499
At Shop Around the Corner Step you’ll step back in time to a place where you’re reminded of wonderful things your grandmother had – antique linens and quilts, beautiful china and glassware, and special pieces of furniture for your home or vacation cottage. It’s also a place where you can find custom-designed quilts and wall hangings. You’re sure to find something special to add to or start a collection.

Curtis Wright Outfitters
24 North Main Street
(828) 645-8700
Outdoor apparel, hiking, fly fishing and guide service.

Brown’s Floral Design
25 North Main Street
(828) 645-6544
www.brownsfloraldesign.com / www.brownsweddingdesign.com
Unique florals and wedding specialist.

Mountain Massage Studios
113 B North Main Street
(828) 545-1360  (828) 545-9763
Mountain Massage Studios is located in downtown Weaverville, North Carolina, just ten minutes north of Asheville. Kelly Gilmore and Caroline Hobson, formerly of The Secret Garden Inn and Spa, and Greg Zocher are certified massage therapists and yoga teachers who offer a wide variety of holistic modalities in a relaxed and healthy environment.