Take a look inside our spectacular Bags: Inside Out exhibition. From being worn inside clothing to conceal valuables, to being an overt identifier of status and profession; and from serving as a vessel for making a political statement, to becoming a covetable and iconic showpiece – discover how this everyday item has evolved over time.
★★★★ – The V&A is finally giving handbags the fashion recognition they deserve.
Presenting a deep dive into the fascinating history of this not-so-humble accessory
★★★★★ – An absolute joy of a show? Totes!
★★★★ – This season's must have ticket... fashionistas won't be disappointed.
...a magpie-delighting deep dive into the world's most important, bonkers and beautiful bags.