Fashion and style are synonymous with South Kensington. Look back in time or look to the future of fashion at some of London's leading museums.
Spanning five centuries, the Fashion collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of dresses in the world.
One of the finest collections of jewelry in the world - over 3,500 jewels, including pendants given by Queen Elizabeth I.
Join Debbie Mitchener from CNDS Studios in an exploration of natural dyes, using plants and seeds to colour textiles.
A curated selection of spectacular outfits, several never displayed before and others rare surviving examples by leading dressmakers of the era, this exhibition will tell the story of Marion Sambourne and Maud Messel, at a moment in history that significantly shaped the way fashion is consumed today.
In 1924, the V&A accepted a donation of over 80,000 playbills, programmes, and ephemera from Gabrielle Enthoven, which kicked off the museum’s collecting of theatre and performance and has since evolved into the internationally renowned and recognised National Collection of Performing Arts
An exhibition exploring the extraordinary career of fashion model Naomi Campbell. Through the work of leading global designers and photographers we celebrate her creative collaborations, activism and far-reaching cultural impact.
The first UK exhibition dedicated to French couturière, Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel, charting the establishment of the House of CHANEL and the evolution of her iconic design style. Tickets are sold out but become a member to see the exhibition.
DIVA celebrates the power and creativity of iconic performers, exploring and redefining the role of 'diva' and how this has been subverted or embraced over time across opera, stage, popular music, and film.
A gallery exploring how design shapes how we live, work, travel, communicate and consume. The gallery includes Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir’s iconic British road signage system, Kim Kardashian’s Selfish book and Nike’s Nigeria football shirt for the 2018 World Cup.
Distinct, elegant and vivid in colour, items from the V&A's fashion collections reveal the relationship between Art Deco design and the clothing and jewellery of the 1920s and 1930s. Jeanne Lanvin's 1930s beautiful evening dresses were the epitome of Art Deco elegance, combining simple, fluid forms with severe geometry. Immerse yourself in a bygone era!