London’s V&A places spotlight on menswear in 2022
The V&A Museum in London has unveiled further details about its major menswear exhibition, ‘Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear’ launching next year that will feature looks by Harris Reed, Gucci, Grace Wales Bonner, Rick Owens, JW Anderson, Comme des Garçons, Raf Simons, and Craig Green. Opening March 2022, ‘Fashioning Masculinities:...
Oct 12, 2021
Victoria and Albert Museum reopens with ‘Bags: Inside Out’ exhibition
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is hosting its first exhibition since the Covid-19 pandemic with an exhibition dedicated to what it calls the “ultimate accessory” bags. Originally scheduled for April this year, the exhibition explores the publics longstanding fascination with the bag, featuring designer handbags, despatch boxes, vanity cases...
Dec 10, 2020
Video: The 'Bar' suit by Christian Dior
Join dressmaking expert and V&A volunteer, Sue Clark, as she examines one of the most iconic ensembles in post-war fashion, Christian Dior's 'Bar' suit. How was the suit constructed? And why was it hailed as 'the New Look'? Source: Victoria and Albert Museum, YouTube.
Mar 1, 2019
From Club to Catwalk, new V&A fashion exhibition
A new exhibition called 'Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s' will open at the V&A museum this week. Focusing on the club-inspired styles of London in the 1980s, more than 85 outfits will be shown, by experimental youngdesigners of the era, including Betty Jackson, Katharine Hamnett, Wendy Dagworthy and John Galliano. Theexhibition...
Jul 15, 2013