Post Tagged with: "V&A Museum"

Arts & Culture

Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, V&A London

Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, V&A London

The V&A have excelled in their reimagining of the golden age of ocean travel with Ocean Liners: Speed and Style. Three years in the making, sponsored by Viking Cruises, and co-organised by the V&A with the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, it is the first ever exhibition to explore the […]

by × April 16, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014 at the V&A, London

Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014 at the V&A, London

Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 features more than 80 of the most romantic, glamorous and extravagant wedding outfits from the V&A’s enviable collection. The exhibition which has been curated by Edwina Ehrman, the museum’s curator of textiles and fashion, traces the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its interpretation by […]

by × May 1, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Fashion

Pearls at the V&A

Pearls at the V&A

‘A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls’ – Coco Chanel  Pearls, is a collaborative exhibition between the V&A and Qatar Museums Authority, which explores the history of pearls from the early Roman Empire to the present day. More than 200 pieces of jewellery and works of art are on display, […]

by × October 20, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Private Eye: The First 50 Years

Private Eye: The First 50 Years

At last. Private Eye makes an art of itself. – Ian Hislop Oh what joy to see a wall plastered with 50 of the most memorable Private Eye front covers on a chilly Monday morning. In collaboration with the V&A, the magazine’s editor, Ian Hislop, chose the selection (one from each year) to represent the title’s first […]

by × October 17, 2011 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Fashionable Faces at Claridges

Fashionable Faces at Claridges

I was excited to hear that my favourite London hotel: Claridges is to install one of my favourite fashion illustrators: David Downton as its first “fashion artist in residence”. The artist will sketch the famous and fashionable faces who regularly glide across the glossy chequered floor of the hotel’s magnificent art deco lobby. Guests who have agreed to do a […]

by × July 27, 2011 × 0 comments