Tag: V&A
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V&A Announces Huge Christian Dior Exhibition
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Spanning from 1947 to the present day Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams will open at the V&A in February 2019 to trace the history and impact of one of ...

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When Film Costumes Are Recognised So Will Their Designers
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While archiving significant film costumes is now commonplace many gems of the first century of film are lost. More to the point, many efforts to preserve these ...

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Recreating an 18th Century Court Suit
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A few months ago, I ran into an article on The Costume Rag about a frock coat and suit at the Victoria and Albert Museum. I fell HARD for it.You can see ...

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Controversial 1920s Speedos to Feature in New V&A Museum
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A pioneering swimsuit design that caused outrage almost a century ago is to be displayed in the V&A’s new museum in Dundee, Scotland, opening September 15, ...

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Recreating the Grande Descente of an Ocean Liner
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The luxurious staircase that formed a quintessential part of every elite 20th Century ocean liner was a profound showcase for the outfits of fashionable ...

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This “Amateur” Digitised an 18th Century Court Coat
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Christine Yoo Millar saw the Costume Rag's image of a luxuriously-embroidered French court coat at the V&A in London and felt immediately inspired. Having ...

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How Toxic is Your Hat?
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Have you ever stopped to think about your favourite vintage hat and its connection to the original Mad Hatter in 1865? Fear not for this is not the Daily Mail ...

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Gems: Who Was This Amazing Mini-Suit Made For?
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You won’t believe this sweet little set from 1765 now on display in the V&A. No, it was not made for a child. While it is cut in the exact same way as an ...