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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

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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.

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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

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

V&A medieval embroidery show.

Designer and Luxury

The Talking Hand: The V&A Stages Major Medieval Embroidery Show

The show will likely be the last of its kind due to garments’ age and fragility.

clock October 6, 2016Samantha Conti

Denis and Margaret Thatcher

Fashion Scoops

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum Acquires Margaret Thatcher’s Ensembles From Her Children

The museum has acquired clothing worn by the U.K.’s first female prime minister, and it will be put on display in December.

clock September 30, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Sophie Kennedy Clark, Dree Hemingway and Leith Clark

Fashion Scoops

Creatures of the Wind Fly to London for Resort 2017 Collection

Designers prepare to embark on international push.

clock June 29, 2016Lorelei Marfil and Samantha Conti

Kate Moss Nicholas Coleridge

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London Buzzes With Celebrations on Eve of Brexit Referendum

Michael Kors, the V&A and Delpozo all hosted dinners.

clock June 23, 2016Samantha Conti and Natalie Theodosi

Satin lace whalebone corset

Fashion Scoops

London’s V&A Opens ‘Undressed’ Exhibit

Exhibit will run from April 16 until March 2017.

clock April 13, 2016Natalie Theodosi

Satin lace whalebone corset

Fashion Scoops

London’s V&A Reveals Exhibition, ‘Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear’

Museum will explore the history of underwear design for its new show in April 2016.

clock November 13, 2015Natalie Theodosi

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Victoria & Albert Museum

Fashion Scoops

McQueen’s ‘Savage Beauty’ Becomes Victoria and Albert’s Most-Visited Exhibition

Show topped David Bowie, Hollywood Costume in terms of paid-for tickets.

clock August 7, 2015Samantha Conti

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