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A view from “Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk” exhibition at the V&A museum in London

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What Fashion Can Learn From the Kimono

“Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk” runs through Oct. 25 at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

clock October 15, 2020WWD Staff

Kimono Exhibition, 25th February 2020

Fashion Features

Major Kimono Fashion Exhibition to Open at the V&A

From Galliano’s Dior couture to kimonos worn by Freddie Mercury, Madonna, Björk, the exhibition shows a great prospect for kimono’s future.

clock February 26, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Tim Walker 'Wonderful Things' Exhibition


Tim Walker ‘Wonderful Things’ Exhibition

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

clock September 16, 2019WWD Staff


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London’s Victoria & Albert Museum Mounts ‘Fashioned From Nature’ Exhibit

The exhibition explores the relationship between fashion and nature highlighting various objects starting from the early 1600s.

clock April 18, 2018Lorelei Marfil

F. Earl Christy, Design for a poster for the White Star Line and Moet & Chandon, about 1912. Oil on canvas. Peabody Essex Museum, Museum purchase, 2014.13.1.


‘Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style’ at PEM Shows Off How Fashion Enhanced Travel

More than a means of transportation for Americans en route to Europe, ocean liners were showcases of technology, opulence and social might.

clock May 17, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Inside Selfridges' Body Studio


Selfridges Gets Body-Conscious With Largest Department Ever

The Body Studio takes a holistic approach to off-duty clothing.

clock April 4, 2016Samantha Conti

David Bowie

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David Bowie, Fashion Chameleon, Dies at 69

The legendary singer was an inspiration and reference to scores of fashion designers.

clock January 11, 2016WWD Staff

V&A Japanese Gallery

Fashion Scoops

Victoria and Albert Museum Reopens Japanese Art Gallery

Ornate military dress is displayed alongside kimonos and ukiyo-e prints.

clock December 18, 2015Julia Neel

Bejewelled Treasures exhibit

Fashion Scoops

V&A: Exhibits ‘Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani Collection’

The show runs until March 28.

clock November 30, 2015Lorelei Marfil

photograph Julia Margaret Cameron exhibit

Fashion Scoops

Victoria and Albert Stages Julia Margaret Cameron Retrospective

The show will run from Nov. 28 to Feb. 21.

clock November 30, 2015Lorelei Marfil

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

Fashion Scoops

London’s V&A Announces New Exhibition, “Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear”

clock November 13, 2015WWD Staff

Christie's Margaret Thatcher Auction

Fashion Scoops

Christie’s to Auction Margaret Thatcher’s Personal Items

Some 150 personal items – including clothes, jewelry and accessories – will go under the hammer at Christie’s headquarters in London.

clock November 3, 2015Lorelei Marfil

Victoria & Albert Museum Fabric of India Exhibit

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Victoria & Albert Museum Set to Stage Fabric of India Show

Fashion collections from Indian designers to be part of display.

clock September 30, 2015Joanna Taylor

Kim Thomé Swarovski Zotem Victoria & Albert Museum Kvadrat

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Victoria and Albert Museum to Host Fashion Installations During London Design Festival

The London Design Festival will have a distinct fashion flavor, with names including Swarovski, Selfridges and Kvadrat taking part in the September showcase.

clock August 7, 2015Lorelei Marfil

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