Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A holds a variety of material relating to black heritage and culture, including fashion, photography and performance.

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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Luxury Fashion - A Global History of Heritage Brands (Hardback)

Luxury Fashion - A Global History of Heritage Brands (Hardback)

Luxury brands are not about banal retro styling or taking refuge in past glories; they are brands with a heritage that still chimes with contemporary …

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Event - Tartan: The Wrap Event

Fri 12 September 2014 18:30

FREE EVENT: Discover the journey of tartan across Scotland, the Caribbean and Africa through the work of the Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD).

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