From miniskirts and hot pants to vibrant tights and makeup, discover how Mary Quant launched a fashion revolution on the British high street, with over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the designer's personal archive.
Royal Portrait of Princess Margaret on her 21st birthday. Photograph by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams opened at the V&A on February 2, 2019. Based on the major exhibition Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve, [...]
On February 6, members of the AFV&A attended the Private View of Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving at the Brooklyn Museum, New York. The group enjoyed the opening reception in the main lobby of the museum and viewed the exhibition. Based on [...]
Based on the V&A's record-breaking exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving will be the largest US exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter.
Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, based on the V&A's record-breaking exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, opens at Brooklyn Museum, New York, on February 8, through May 12, 2019. It will be the largest US exhibition in ten years devoted to [...]
V&A exhibition, The Fabric of India, will make its US debut at Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, on October 19, 2018 and will run until January 6, 2019. It is the first major exhibition to explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles [...]
In July 2018, the V&A announced that Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams will open at the Museum on February 2, 2019, running until July 14. Based on the major exhibition Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve, organised by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, [...]
Last month, the American Friends of the V&A visited London for Design through Time, an exciting program of exclusive private tours both in and out of the Museum. With a focus on the evolution of design through the centuries, the group were treated [...]
June 16 – November 4, 2018 Experience a fresh perspective on the life and legacy of the iconic Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), and the artistry with which she portrayed herself to the world. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has [...]
The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day.