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Famed for his exquisite craftsmanship and innovative designs, Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga was known as 'The Master' of haute couture. #DidYouKnow , @Balenciaga popularised the sack dress and baby doll dress silhouettes which are still an integral part of modern fashion? #Balenciaga #Fashion #Blackandwhite #couture #hautecouture #hats
Autumn is here? Frida’s flowers deny to accept that this in an appropriate sky colour. ☁️💐🌷🌹🌺 Photo by @blancsalem for this week’s #myvam pick. Share your V&A photos with us!
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Have you been #InspiredByFrida ? With under two months to go, all pre-bookable tickets are sold out! Never fear, we have 4 other fantastic exhibitions waiting to be discovered… Scroll through to see more. Link in bio Jameel Prize – Open until 25 November Videogames – Open until 24 February The Future Starts Here – Open Until 4 November Fashioned From Nature – Open Until 27 January #Museum #Exhibitions #fridakahlo #FridaFriday #Videogames #DesignPlayDisrupt #Fashion #Nature #JameelPrize #TheFutureStartsHere #Technology #Design #Digital #frida #art
19th c. designer Auguste Champot used black cockerel and green pheasant feathers for this dramatic cape. Satirists of the time attacked wearers of such garments and presented them as harsh and uncaring. Learn more at #FashionedfromNature – link in bio #Feathers #BlackFeathers #Cape #Fashion #19thcenturyfashion #Cape
Fusing traditional jeweller techniques with modern design, former Gilbert Collection Resident Artist, @silviaweidenbach ‘s avant-garde jewellery uses digital sculpting and 3D printing to produce truly unique trinkets. Scroll through to watch her describe her process. #jewellery #jewellerydesign #3dprinting #jewelrymaking #digital #design
Have you seen MultiPly in our Sackler Courtyard yet? A 3.5 storey, interactive and maze-like installation designed for #LDF18 by @waughthistletonarchitects , the pavilion delves into two global challenges - housing and climate change - by exploring both modular design and responsible materials. Free and open to all until 1 Oct! Link in bio. Photo: Andy Stagg
Tea time! All of these teapots are thought to have been made in Staffordshire, UK, but which is your favourite? Join our course starting next week and explore the design history of ceramics. Link in bio.
Today this fan would seem morbid, but in late 19th century hummingbirds from South America were prized for their feathers' vibrant colours. Possibly the most artful use was in fans, manipulated so that the bird almost seems to hover in flight. See this and explore #FashionedfromNature – link in bio #Hummingbird #Feathers #PInkFeathers #Fan #Fashion #19thcenturyfashion
Love customising clothes? So did #FridaKahlo ! She decorated, designed and made many of the clothes displayed in ‘Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up’ as a means of self-expression #InspiredbyFrida #FridaFriday #Frida #Clothes #Design #Fashion
A design on paper for woven silk by 18th century Huguenot master weaver and designer James Leman. This is one of 97 vibrant designs being conserved by V&A conservators. Once all complete, the designs will be digitised to create an enhanced facsimile as part of the V&A Research Institute (VARI) collaborative Leman Album project #vari #leman #paper #silk #digital #conservation #research
Happy #VideoGamesDay . Whether you are a novice player, hardcore gamer, or simply appreciate the intricate art and design of #videogames , our new exhibition has something for you. Power up, come #designplaydisrupt with us! Link in bio #Gaming #Gamers #Cosplay #Exhibition #Digital #Technology #Videogamer #Art #NoMansSky
Introducing the newest member of the V&A family.... Welcome to V&A Dundee... Doors open this Saturday. #VADundee #Dundee #Museum #NewOpening #Scotland #Architecture
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