At a moment of unprecedented creativity in men's fashion and reflection on gender, this exhibition explored how designers, tailors and artists – and their clients and sitters – have constructed and performed masculinity, and unpicked it at the seams.
A comprehensive and often surprising overview of what 'menswear' actually means now and how far it's come
Founded in Florence in 1921, Gucci is one of the world's leading luxury fashion brands, part of the global luxury group Kering. Under the Creative Direction of Alessandro Michele, with Marco Bizzarri as President and Chief Executive, the House redefined Fashion with a rule-breaking approach, celebrating creativity, innovation, and self-expression.
Take a look inside our first major exhibition to celebrate the art of menswear
Create your own stylish shirt inspired by fashions through the ages
Discover the dazzling spectrum of colours in menswear throughout history
"One of the most important outfits in a man's wardrobe is a tracksuit"
Sustainable, ethical fashion, "for people who dream in colour"
Clothing as "armour for the now", or architecture for the body
Sumptuous and subversive fashions which disregard gender
From ruffle-fronted shirts, to Y-fronts, jock-straps and Calvin Kleins, explore the hidden history of men's underwear
Find out about the first major V&A exhibition to celebrate the art of menswear
Design a party outfit inspired by the shapes and patterns of men's fashion through the ages
'Deconstructing' Grinling Gibbons' carved limewood cravat
Harris Reed showcased gender-fluid highlights from his collections
One of the Museum's great Elizabethan treasures, this book of armour designs charts some of the most spectacular armour ever made
Curator Rosalind McKever explores fashion, gender and identity in Virgina Woolf’s novel 'Orlando'.
Look through the lens of female and non-binary photographers in our collection
Encourage students to develop critical, creative, and collaborative thinking skills on the themes of menswear and gender