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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:...
12 Oct 2021
First-ever Birkin bag to go on display in new V&A exhibition
The V&A Museum’s next major fashion exhibition will be dedicated to bags and will feature the first-ever made Hermès Birkin bag owned by Jane Birkin, alongside Mulberry handbags worn by Kate Moss and Alexa Chung. The ‘Bags: Inside Out’ exhibition opening on November 21 will showcase almost 300 pieces and will be the UK’s most comprehensive...
15 Sep 2020
V&A launches curator tour of Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk exhibition
The V&A museum has launched a series of five films on YouTube that takes viewers on a personal, 30-minute behind-the-scenes tour of its Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk exhibition, which is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. Curator Anna Jackson guides viewers through the exhibition spaces, providing a personal insight into...
21 May 2020