Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Throughout the 20th century cross-cultural and historical influences had a profound impact upon fashion design. The styles, designs and materials of other times and cultures became more accessible to designers as improved travel and communications enabled continents to be crossed with ease.

A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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Impressions of the 20th Century (Hardback)

Impressions of the 20th Century (Hardback)

Drawing on the V and A's collection of 20th-century prints, this concise history of printmaking is presented through the work of internationally renow…

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Event - Horst: Photographer of Style

Sat 06 September 2014–Sun 04 January 2015

EXHIBITION: Horst P. Horst (1906–1999) was one of the leading photographers of the 20th-century. In his illustrious career, Horst traversed the worlds of art, fashion, theatre and high society and was one of Vogue’s star photographers.

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