Victoria & Albert Museum

The Mary Quant exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Fashion Features

Mary Quant Show Draws Record Crowds to V&A in London

The show, which opened last spring and runs until Feb. 16, will move to the V&A in Dundee, Scotland, in April.

clock February 11, 2020Samantha Conti

Tim Walker 'Wonderful Things' Exhibition

Lifestyle

Tim Walker’s ‘Wonderful Things’ Exhibition Is a Love Letter to the Victoria & Albert Museum 

Walker created 10 new photographic series based on the museum’s archive.

clock September 17, 2019Fiona Ma

Dior x Harrods

Fashion Scoops

Dior Double Dips in London

Dior is staging an encore at Harrods, with a pop-up set to run for the month of August, showcasing Maria Grazia Chiuri’s fall 2019 ready-to-wear collection.

clock June 18, 2019Samantha Conti

Paris Hilton at the Cash and Rocket Masquerade Ball

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Hilton Heads to France, Geneva, Monte Carlo on Cash & Rocket Auto Rally

Paris Hilton, Caroline Stanbury and Jodie Kidd were among the drivers to attend the fund-raising gala at the V&A museum in London.

clock June 6, 2019Samantha Conti

Swarvoski x CSM, design by Piran Caseley

Fashion Scoops

Swarovski Picks Winner of CSM Design Project, Inspired by Dior

Piran Caseley has won the award for his necklace inspired by Christian Dior perfumes.

clock June 4, 2019Fiona Ma

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Fashion Scoops

Victoria & Albert Museum Extends Sold-Out Dior Exhibition to Sept. 1

The London show was originally set to close on July 14.

clock March 12, 2019Samantha Conti

Frida Kahlo by Nickolas Muray

Lifestyle

Rediscovering Frida Kahlo at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum

“Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up” offers an intimate insight into Kahlo’s life, showcasing her artwork, clothing, photography, personal letters and intimate possessions.

clock June 14, 2018Natalie Theodosi

Eccleston Yards

Retail

Eccleston Yards Transforms Into London’s Newest Retail, Wellness Hub

A neighborhood on the edge of a transportation hub is becoming Millennial- and Instagram-friendly with new retailers and restaurants that understand the needs and desires of young residents.

clock May 21, 2018Natalie Theodosi

Looks from the V&A x Coco de Mer range

Fashion Scoops

Coco de Mer Teams With London’s Victoria & Albert Museum on Lingerie Collection

The 32-piece range, including bras, panties, bodysuits, nightwear and accessories, will be available for purchase in September.

clock January 10, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Interpretations of the gigot sleeve and nipped waist over the course of two centuries: left to right, an 1830s fashion plate, Princes Diana in 1983, a look from Marc Jacobs spring 2018.

Fashion Features

Decoding Fashion’s Nostalgia Addiction

Fashion’s love of the past continues to influence its future. But which references have proven most influential? And why do they keep coming back?

clock December 22, 2017Misty White Sidell

The Duchess of Cambridge (in Gucci) visits the Victoria & Albert Museum

Fashion Scoops

Duchess of Cambridge Wears Gucci to Open New Wing at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum

She was there for a tour of the V&A’s new Exhibition Road Quarter, which comprises a vast new courtyard and underground gallery designed by the British architect Amanda Levete and her company AL-A.

clock June 29, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Cosima Auermann, Ellen Von Unwerth Erin O'Connor

Fashion Scoops

Victoria & Albert Museum Draws London Creatives at Annual Summer Party

Alice Temperley, Erin O’ Connor, Ellen von Unwerth, Charlotte Dellal and Samantha Cameron were among the guests.

clock June 22, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Fashion Scoops

Inside the V&A Summer Party

Alice Temperley, Erin O’ Connor, Ellen von Unwerth, Charlotte Dellal and Samantha Cameron were among the guests.

clock June 22, 2017WWD Staff

Balenciaga Richard Avedon

Fashion Features

Victoria and Albert Museum to Explore Cristóbal Balenciaga’s Legacy in May Exhibition

The upcoming show will highlight Balenciaga’s influence on designers ranging from Hubert de Givenchy to J.W. Anderson.

clock February 1, 2017Natalie Theodosi

"Versace" book's front cover

Fashion Scoops

Donatella Versace Kicks Off Book Tour at Victoria & Albert

“Versace” is published by Rizzoli.

clock December 5, 2016Natalie Theodosi

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Talitha Getty by Jeanloup Sieff for Vogue Paris, February 1970.

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Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

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