Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


In another corner of the museum, conservators and interns are hard at work making the underpinnings for the garments and dressing as many as we can before we start moving them in the gallery and the satellite spaces. It is really great to see a little army forming in the our object stores
On Friday 4 February the gallery was handed over to us and since Monday 7 our build contractors have moved in to begin the process of making Mr.Nihei’s vision reality. As the walls are already painted in the lovely grey and white that will dominate the aesthetics of this exhibition, the first major task for the Factory Settings team will be to lay the bright white floor. Once this is...
Having just completed the selection of edits for all the fashion shows, films and performances we will be showing in the exhibition, I thought it would be nice to share a few links to Yohji Yamamoto fashion shows that will wet your appetite. Of course, there will be more and rarer footage in the exhibition and you will get the pleasure of seeing some great snippets of Mr. Yamamoto’s costume...