This may look like a scene out of the film Avatar, but this is a very real design project from Dr Alexandra Daisy Ginserb, who joins us this Friday along with other award-winning designers, to discuss their fascinating design projects changing the world for the good. This very special event runs in conjunction with #TheFutureStartsHere, link in bio.
Experience the largest exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of @dior! Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams comes to the V&A 2 February 2019. Spanning 1947 to the present day, it celebrates one of the 20th century’s most significant designers and the six outstanding artistic directors who succeeded him, from Yves Saint Laurent to Maria Grazia Chiuri.
This kind of bonnet, called calash, was introduced in the 1770s because high hairstyles were in fashion. X-ray photography reveals that this one gets its strength from the natural world, as it is shaped with cane. Swipe to see it!
Discover more #FashionedfromNature objects at our exhibition - link in bio Photography by Nick Veasey, 2017
Photographer Samuel Bourne spent six years capturing the remotest areas of the Himalayas in 1863. Pore over archival sources from this period of British colonial rule in India in this weekend’s unique course, Rome and the Raj, and discover the remarkable interplay between the Roman Empire and the British Raj. Few places left, link in bio.
One of the most important and innovative photographers of the 19th century, Julia Margaret Cameron had close links to the V&A throughout her career. Best known for her powerful portraits, Cameron's photographs were unconventional for the time as shots were intentionally out-of-focus and often including scratches, smudges and other traces of her process.
We are bringing you a jam-packed Frida-themed autumn! Due to popular demand #FridaKahlo: Making Her Self Up has been extended until Sunday 18 November! Don't miss our other #InspiredbyFrida events including our free #DayoftheDead festival & our next #FashioninMotion featuring @carlafernandezmx - Sponsored by Grosvenor Britain & Ireland. With support from Aeromexico, Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne and GRoW @ Annenberg