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These fairytale gowns by Chinese couturier Guo Pei 💞 Showcased at the V&A's Fashion In Motion live catwalk ✨0
All tickets are now sold out for Fashion In Motion: Thebe Magugu. If you missed your chance we'll be posting pics and vids from the experience on Friday 7 October.
All tickets are now sold out for Fashion In Motion: Thebe Magugu. If you missed your chance we'll be posting pics and vids from the experience on Friday 7 October.
Introducing... Wash Day! 🎉 Join us on the 15th October for an all-day celebration of Afro hair. Ft. free workshops, hair care advice and talks from@afuahirschh,@hairlounge19999, Joy Matashi and much more. See the full programme -bit.ly/3E71nrocO
Our next Fashion In Motion is on Friday 7 October with @ThebeMagugu: vam.ac.uk/event/1eOgkoGG…
It also walked the runway when Yamamoto presented new and archive pieces from his career in the V&A's Fashion in Motion runway show in 2013.
Bowie was inspired by kabuki theatre - he asked Yamamoto to costume his tour after seeing his work. Yamamoto's designs were one-of-a-kind, helping cement Bowie's place in the fashion avant garde. The piece featured in our David Bowie Is exhibition...
⚡ As seen on David Bowie⚡ Japanese designer Kansai Yamamoto designed this iconic striped black vinyl Bowie piece for Bowie's era-defining 1973 Aladdin Sane tour.
Tickets going fast for our next runway show. Friday 7 October, Thebe Magugu: vam.ac.uk/event/1eOgkoGG… twitter.com/V_and_A/status…
🚨 FREE tickets now available for our next Fashion in Motion show with designer@_ThebeMagugu__ 🚨 Be quick - numbers are limited! ▶fal.cn/3sieUAgM
Giveaway from Young V&A! We may be temporarily closed but we're still thinking of you. We're giving away 5 sets of illustrated children's classics from our pals @PuffinBooks. Simply: →Follow us & @PuffinBooks →Like this & tag another grown up Full T&Cs: bit.ly/3SA9sc2
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Looks real. Isn't real. A carved Chinese cabbage (bai cai), the tips of the leaves naturallistically tinted yellow. On the vegetable are carved a grasshopper, a ladybird and two daisies.
3. Si-ling ring of carved nephrite jade
2. Brooch with a teardrop-shaped turquoise agate:
Guessing game! The jewellery in this thread date from before the year 220 to 2019. Which is oldest, which is newest and which is somewhere in between? 1. 'Seascape' necklace:
'REVERSES: Verso works on paper from the V&A collection' from @CentreCentre_ published with @VAMuseum Collected by #georgeeksts , the book is a celebration of unintentional creativity – hidden artworks found on the reverse of works on paper from the V&A collection.
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Beatrix Potter's 'The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin' tells the story of Nutkin and a bad tempered tawny owl named Old Brown 🍂 Visit our exhibition on Beatrix Potter -fal.cn/3seu2p © National Trust / Colin LiddieR
Announcing our V&A Innovate 2022/23 judges ✏️ We're delighted to have Michael Omotosho, @selasi_setufe MBE & @seetalsolanki on our judging panel for our National Schools Challenge centred around design. Find out more: fal.cn/3se7v
🗣️ Rosalie Kim, one of the curators of the V&A’s hallyu exhibition “Globalisation exposes us all to a wider range of culture. But Gen Z and millennials are also in a social context where diversity has come to the fore. They are more inclined to embrace other cultures”S
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Our next Fashion in Motion show will spotlight designer Thebe Magugu! Showcasing highlights from his ‘Discard Theory’ collection which combines African silhouettes with western styles. 🎟️ Free tickets available from 10am Thurs 29th September:fal.cn/3scbNQp
This week's #SequinSunday: worn by Tina Turner, fit for an Acid Queen. 📸 1-2. Theatre Costume: Silver and white sequinned dress, paired with red shoes and seen on Tina Turner as the Acid Queen in Ken Russell's film Tommy.w
As part of our Africa Fashion exhibition, we collaborated with @NataalMedia  to profile the new wave of streetwear emerging from Cape Town and Lagos – that’s both expressive and innovative. See the full story here: fal.cn/3sb3U
Supported by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Genesis With additional support from the Bagri Foundation, LG, Netmarble Healer.B and YouTube Shorts
Open today! Hallyu! The Korean Wave 🎉 Celebrate the culture of South Korea in our blockbuster exhibition. From iconic fashion and cinema to drama, music and beauty. “A dazzling historical remix” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (The Guardian) Book now -bit.ly/3xQzIH8k Members go free.c
The most powerful female Pharoah you've probably never heard of. Hatshepsut: she wore the false beard in official images like male Pharoahs, led military campaigns and ruled prosperously. After death, her image was erased by successors. This is one of few remaining likenesses.
Beautiful gold and white beadwork encrusts this ivory evening dress worn by Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Paris in 1957 🐝 An intricate design of bees, grasses, wheat and wild flowers in mother-of-pearl and gold. 📸 Evening Dress, Norman Hartnell, Spring/Summer 195cM
3, 2, 1...begin! 🚦 Squid Game lands at the V&A tomorrow for our major new exhibition 'Hallyu! The Korean Wave'. Book tickets now -fal.cn/3s8lGQ #KWaveLondonn1
A 19th century crown for a pink princess. Winged crowns like these were worn by princesses in the 19th century court of the Burmese Konbaung Dynasty. This is a copy made in the 1930s.
Join us for a packed weekend of free events for London Design Festival and Digital Design Weekend. From talks and tours to thought-provoking displays and performances. Free and on until 25th September, more details here: fal.cn/3s7BS #LDF22
On Saturday, a historical remix of South Korea's "Hallyu! The Korean Wave" will open its doors at @V_and_A. Here's a sneak peek into the exhibition. There are @YG_GlobalVIP's stage clothes for "Fantastic Baby," @weareoneEXO and the original novel of @AppleTV's Pachinko!
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Supported by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Genesis With additional support from the Bagri Foundation, LG, Netmarble Healer.B and YouTube Shorts
Opening this Saturday... 'Hallyu: The Korean Wave' celebrates the rise of Korean culture and its global impact, from Squid Game to K-Pop. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'A dazzling historical remix' - The Guardian Book tickets now - fal.cn/3s5An
Hallyu! The Korean Wave review – a dazzling historical remix theguardian.com/artanddesign/2…
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V&A DesignLab Nation X Ceramics residency open call 📢 We're inviting applications from UK-based ceramic artists to develop their practice and research our collections across V&A Wedgwood Collection and V&A South Kensington. Find out how to apply:vam.ac.uk/info/residenci…Bi
From the Queen's wardrobe. 👑 This gown was specially designed for Queen Elizabeth II to wear on a state visit to West Germany in 1965. 👑 The embroidery design is inspired by the rococo designs of the castle she was visiting. 📸 State Evening Dress, Edward Hardy Amies, 19j9Q
Supported by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Genesis With additional support from the Bagri Foundation, LG, Netmarble Healer.B and YouTube Shorts
Getting ready behind the scenes for our new major exhibition 'Hallyu! The Korean Wave' - opening this Saturday 🙌 Celebrating the global impact of Korean cinema, drama, music, fandom, beauty and fashion. Book tickets now –fal.cn/3s3tBi Members go freeN
This Friday! We're staying open late for #FridayLate and this month the programme celebrates @L_D_F & Digital Design Weekend. Full programme → fal.cn/3s2xy London Design Festival installations Live performances Workshops Screenings DJ all night + more!
From live glass blowing to monumental sculptures created from upcycled marine plastic waste, this year’s London Design Festival centres on the theme of transformation. Free and on until Sunday 25th September #LDF22
1968: Royal Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace.
1960: Photograph of Queen Elizabeth II on Princess Margaret's wedding day.
His stunning portraits are a cherished record of Her Majesty's personal and public life. 📸 1955. Wearing the sash of the Order of the Garter and a diamond and pearl diadem made for George IV.u
Fashion and society photogapher, Beaton, was court photographer to the royal family across three generations from 1937. 📸 1953: Photograph of Queen Elizabeth II on Coronation Day, Buckingham Palace.7
From Princess to Queen to mother and beyond, we are lucky to have in our collection the beautiful royal portraits of Queen Elizabeth II taken by Cecil Beaton. 📸 1945: Photograph depicting Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), Buckingham Palace.B
The V&A will be closed on Monday 19 September as we remember Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her funeral. The museum will also close at the earlier time of 5.45pm on Friday 16 September as a mark of respect.
The @RBKCMayor Cllr David Lindsay has proclaimed the accession of His Majesty The King Charles III this afternoon. The proclamation took place in front of @V_and_A on Exhibition Road in South Kensington.
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His Majesty The King will be proclaimed in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea by @RBKCMayor Cllr David Lindsay on Sunday 11 September at 2pm @V_and_A. Exhibition Road will be closed to traffic from 11am to 3pm. Find out more: rbkc.gov.uk/newsroom/procl…
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‘A fair and youthful figure, princess, wife and mother, is the heir to all our traditions and glories.’ Remembering Her Majesty The Queen, her extraordinary reign and her commitment to the arts. vam.ac.uk/blog/news/quee…
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