A Catwalk With a 'Spin'

Sophia Hyatt | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Style
Sophia Hyatt

The next big name to feature in the V&A's upcoming 'Fashion in Motion' series is none other than the Delhi born visionary, Ashish Gupta. The retrospective exhibition, running in conjunction with 'The Fabric of India', is celebrating ten years of Gupta's vivid deliverance at London's Fashion Week via his innovative label ASHISH.

Why I Am Afraid of Religion, or a Preview of M.F. Husain

Amita Murray | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Amita Murray

Maqbool Fida Husain, mourned in India as a "national loss" after his death in 2011, is supposed to have died in "self-imposed exile" in London - as...

Club to Catwalk - 80s Fashion, Just Not as I Remember It

Mik Scarlet | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

When our mate Sarah suggested a night out at the V&A at their retrospective of 80s fashion Club To Catwalk my wife and I jumped at the chance, especially when we all agreed to dress up in a New Romantic/80's style-e.

Bowie Fest

Matthew Highton | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Matthew Highton

Every so often my Mum reminds me of the time she caught me singing, very out of tune, to David Bowie's 'Changes' - an event that kept me off Karaoke f...

On The Death of Margaret Thatcher

Sara Sheridan | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Sara Sheridan

She was horribly, horribly right wing and I find it difficult to forgive her that. Despite believing in the policies she implemented (the woman really thought she was doing good) I look at the society we have today and I can see the scars her policies left behind. Enormous social immobility and a lack of political empathy.

Sam Parker

Record-Breaking Bowie Show Opens At The V&A - But Is It Any Good? (REVIEW) | Sam Parker | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The timing couldn’t be better for an exhibition devoted to David Bowie. For what could have been merely a tribute to a much-loved heritage ac...

Bowie Exhibition Smashes Visitor Records

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

An exhibition celebrating David Bowie's career has become the Victoria & Albert Museum's fastest-selling event. More than 300 objects spanning his ...

David Bowie Retrospective Set To Smash Visitor Records

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

In an era of endless revivals, reboots and remakes, it’s looking increasingly as though David Bowie is making the perfect comeback. At the start ...

Fashion: The Beast That Can't Be Tamed

Elspeth Merry | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Elspeth Merry

I wasn't stupid enough to believe it was real, I knew this was an elite group of people with teams of prodding, poking and digital enhancement. But it was still an elite I wanted to join. It went way beyond the clothes, it was a very rigid ideal the fashion industry was trying to sell.

The David Bowie Legacy

Melissa Mostyn | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Melissa Mostyn

The latest event to commemorate rock's best-known chameleon is Strange Fascination?, a three-day symposium taking place at Limerick University in a fortnight's time, where his many stage personae will undoubtedly be dissected many times over.

New Bowie Show To Honour 'Singer Who Changed The World'

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home

David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit and his hand-written lyrics are set to be the highlights of a V&A show dedicated to the singer "who helped chang...

'Heatherwick Studio: Designing the Extraordinary' at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 29.07.2012 | Home
Joao Paulo Nunes

Try as you might, it is virtually impossible to avoid seeing or experiencing a product or building designed by Heatherwick Studio, particularly if you live (or have recently visited) London or other parts of the UK.

V&A's Fashion Galleries Reopen With Spectacular Celebration of British Glamour

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

London's Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) is marking the unveiling of its refurbished fashion galleries on 19 May with the exhibition 'Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950'.

Plans Unveiled for London's New Design Museum (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 27.03.2012 | Home
Constantin Bjerke

London's Design Museum recently announced plans for an £80 million move to The Commonwealth Institute in Kensington's cultural quarter. The new Desig...

Cape Made From The Silk Of One Million Spiders Arrives In UK

Posted 24.03.2012 | Home

Everyone knows you must sometimes suffer for your art, but chasing spiders around every morning for four years would test even the most dedicated amon...