Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A’s Fashion collection features items from some of the most influential designers and fashion houses of the 20th and 21st centuries. Designs in the collections hail from across the globe, with a particular emphasis on British and European labels.

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400 Years of Fashion - Anatomy of a Collection (DVD)

400 Years of Fashion - Anatomy of a Collection (DVD)

The Dress Collection housed in the V&A Museum is known and loved not only as a spectacular display of costume through the ages, but also as an inv…

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Event - Art Nouveau Fashion

Wed 01 October 2014 13:00

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: An introduction to this important style, focussing on a number of important designers – Worth, Lucile, Paquin, Poiret – and key subjects such as jewellery and accessories, the role of advertising, artists as designers, and the relationships between designers and their clients.

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