Victoria and Albert Museum

The world's leading museum of art, design and performance. Share your photos of the Museum using #vamuseum

Revolutionising old traditions into a new evocative style, Lolita fashion emerged during the 1990s as a radical form of street style born out of the Japanese taste for Hello Kitty cuteness. Lolitas are immediately recognisable by their doll-like make-up, frilly skirts, fanciful headgear, ribbons and lace. #Fashion #JapaneseFashion #Japan #Kimono #StreetStyle #Tradition
From #Balmain to #Balenciaga , #Dior to #Schiaparelli , Paris' oldest embroidery studio Maison Lesage have painstakingly decorated the creations of the most prominent names in fashion. Join our upcoming course and discover the techniques and processes through the ages that have transformed the way we see textiles. Link in bio.
Fashion forward. This solar powered t-shirt designed by Pauline van Dongen produces enough electricity to charge a typical phone in a few hours. And if all your devices are charged, the electricity can be stored in the shirt’s battery pack for later use. Learn more about other items that are shaping tomorrow at #TheFutureStartsHere - link in bio #SolarPower #Fashion #Ecofriendly #Ecofashion
We've had some stunning #myvam images from you folks this week! We're glad you like our Frida sculpture @karla_la_land 🌷🌷🌷
What does it take to design a #videogame in the 21st century? From #Splatoon to #Bloodborne , follow the creation of ground-breaking contemporary works when our major exhibition Videogames: #DesignPlayDisrupt opens 8 September- link in bio! #minecraft #leagueoflegends #KentuckyRouteZero #overwatch #journey #consumeme
Native to southern Mexico, a huipil is a tunic which can be worn short like a blouse, or long like a dress. Ourfree step-by-step guide has everything you need tosew your own Frida Huipil, designed exclusively for us by @aliceandcopatterns. We want to see you get creative with different fabric, ribbons and Mexican-style decoration. Don’t forget to share pics of your creations with us! Here are two homemade examples worn by our Textile Conservation team to the exhibition opening to get you going!#InspiredbyFrida . #summersewing #FridaKahlo #freepattern
"If they’re well taken care of, if they’re mended, if they’re darned, they can live as long as you can live.’ #JameelPrize5 finalist Hala Kaiksow believes garments should be made to live with you throughout your life. See the exquisite, sustainable clothing she was nominated for in our free Jameel Prize 5 exhibition.
Using techniques borrowed from jewellery designers, #PacoRabanne led the field of radical experimentation in elite #fashion design in the 1960's. Join our short course starting next May and explore the inspiration behind the fashion revolutionaries of 1955-75. Find out more and book - link in bio.
Thanks to x-ray photography we are able to discover materials from the natural world used in fashion. Here we can see how the feathers and beak of this bird have been modified by the hat maker. Explore #FashionedfromNature x-rayed objects - link in bio #Fashion #HatMaker #InspiredbyNature #HatMaking
Provocative, decadent, iconic, Fashion photographer Helmut Newton’s style is often imitated but never matched. A mainstay for Vogue, his subversive photography commands attention and is the pinnacle of elegance. Find these in our Prints and Drawings study room. #HelmutNewton #Fashion #FashionPhotography #Photography #Vogue
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the most fashionable of them all? Inject a little bit of Latin America into your summer with our latest collection, made in collaboration with Mexican artisans, artists and makers. #VamShop #FridaKahlo #InspiredByFrida
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